Key element of helping a child with ADHD

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Key element of helping a child with ADHD

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The one key element to doing well in childhood or in life with ADHD or with whatever kind of brain you've got is feeling good about who you are. Absence of shame. Absence of fear. Feeling that it's okay to be me. And then on that foundation you grow strong and tall. It's crippling if everywhere you go you feel ashamed, you feel different, you feel defective. So it is critical for parents and teachers alike to make sure the child feels absolutely fine about the brain he or she has got.

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Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD

Psychiatrist, ADHD Specialist, & Author

Edward (Ned) Hallowell, MD, EdD is a Harvard-trained Child and Adult Psychiatrist in practice in Sudbury, MA (outside Boston) and New York City. The author of 18 books, Dr. Hallowell specializes in learning differences such as ADHD and dyslexia, both of which he has himself.  He has also written extensively on general issues of parenting and living in our modern age. He lives in the Boston area with his wife of 23 years, Sue, and their three children, Lucy, Jack, and Tucker.

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