Straight Talk about ADHD in Girls: How to Help Your Daughter Thrive
Parenting a daughter with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no easy path–especially because of the myth that the disorder is rare to nonexistent in girls.
Pioneering researcher Stephen P. Hinshaw provides parents of preschool through high school age girls with vital information and advice in this empathic, empowering guide. Dr. Hinshaw delivers up-to-date facts on what ADHD is, why symptoms often appear differently in girls than in boys, why girls with ADHD behave the way they do, how to get an accurate diagnosis, and what treatments are most effective.
There is so much pressure on girls to be “perfect;” for those with ADHD, it feels especially hard to measure up. Parents learn concrete steps they can take to support their daughter’s success in school and beyond–while nurturing her confidence and self-worth.