Resources for Parents of ADHD Teens and Young Adults

An ADHD Parent Care Package, was written to help worried parents navigate the difficult teen years when their child has ADHD. The free publication is available on the Edge website and explores a wide array of information including:

  • Life saving tips to mitigate the risks of an ADHD teens – especially as they are learning to drive or keeping their medication secure on campus
  • Steps parents can take to help their child become a better advocate for himself
  • A explanation of executive functioning and it impacts a child’s ability to learn
  • Scientifically-based facts about ADHD and how it impacts a child’s brain and his ability to learn in school.
  • Legal protections in the academic setting and important changes in children’s legal status when they turn age 18

“Adolescence is a critical time for parents of children with ADHD. Parents who have closely managed their children’s ADHD need to step back and let their children take on increasing responsibility.  Teens and young adults with ADHD are at much higher risk than ‘average’ teens for dropping out or making poor decisions that will impact them a lifetime. This care package is designed to give parents the support and guidance they need to help their children become successful, contributing adults,” says Robert Tudisco, Former Executive Director of the Edge Foundation.

The Edge Foundation is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that offers supplemental treatment for students with ADHD. Founded by Neil Peterson in 2006, it’s mission is to ensure that each student, regardless of their economic circumstances, who wants and needs an Edge Executive Coach gets one so that they can complete their education and not drop out. For more information contactinfo@edgefoundation.org or call 1-888-718-8886.

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