ADHD in Girls
7 year old newly diagnosed HELP
Our 1st grader was newly diagnosed with ADHD combined with inattention & hyperactivity. Can someone please tell me what is the first thing I need to do to get her school on board to help her? As it stands my husband and I feel like she has been treated like a “problem” that she has a target on her back. Her teacher has told me that she has a number of “challenging” students in her class and its hard for her (the teacher), we have up until getting this diagnosis yesterday just been made to feel by our daughters teacher & principal that she is big “behavior issue”. So how now do I get them to assist her? To see that she has a medical condition and is not a “problem”? Please any and all info/advice would be greatly appreciated. It’s so frustrating - she is a very bright (above grade level) funny and caring little girl but she has become lonely and even angry because she feels like she constantly in trouble.
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