Parents of ADHD Children
Won't ask for help.
My 9 yo son is ADHD, is on Concerta, has all the IEP concessions, lots of help from sooooo many people. He is happy and doing well at school and home.
So why am I asking a question? Well, when he gets to a point where he needs to solve a problem he doesn’t ask for help. IE: yesterday at school he couldn’t find his pencil so instead of asking for a new one he sat at his desk and stared out into space. This morning he couldn’t find clean pants (yeah, I really do need to do laundry.) and instead of telling us he just sat in one space and did nothing. Any ideas on how to get him to ask for help? We keep him on track at home (timers, reminders, etc) but if this is going on at school as well it is just going to get worse, I assume.
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