About Life Skills for Your ADHD Teen: Coping Skills and Life Lessons to Prepare Your Teen for The Emotional World Ahead:
All teens need help preparing for the adult world. For parents of an ADHD teen, additional navigation is essential—starting today!
The average human brain isn’t fully developed until around the age of 25. That’s already 7 years into adult life.
When you consider the neuro differences between a typical brain and an ADHD brain, your teen may have greater developmental challenges.
Think of how hard it is to sit down and dedicate time to your budget or to find a moment to stay on top of household chores.
When the world gives you (an adult) problem after problem, it’s almost impossible to control your emotions.
But you know how to manage your impulses, your focus, and your time. Does your teen?
The emphasis on early intervention is wonderful—if you have a toddler.
However, the support for parents who need to teach their teens complete independence is extremely limited. Until now!
In this companion for adults with ADHD teens, here is just a fraction of what you will discover:
● What ADHD feels like for a teen but how this doesn’t have to stop them from becoming self-empowered adults
● How a potential lack of dopamine and reduced frontal lobe activity makes life for an ADHD teen even more challenging
● How a teen’s enthusiasm for technology can help with personal hygiene
● 3 diets proven by experts to ensure your teen is getting all the nutrients they need
● How to get teens to use their senses and get excited about cooking before flying the nest
● Techniques to support teens when they are feeling stressed, anxious, or angry
● 10 ways for teens to get better at time management, along with a BONUS — the procrastination enemy!
● How color-coding makes organization simpler for the ADHD brain
● The answer to one of parents’ great debates—Should your teen get a job?
● How teens can start managing their money before they get into financial trouble
● What essential adult documentation a teen will have to be responsible for and how to model a practical filing system
● How to teach teens crucial skills like listening and positive self-talk to boost their confidence in social situations
And much more.
For sure you have done your research and found tips to help teens be more responsible or how to help your ADHD teen improve their grades. You might have found yourself more frustrated than when you began.
All children are unique and each child will go through the teenage years differently. The exact same can be said for teens with ADHD. Take it from someone who knows!
You don’t have to go through this feeling like you are alone. From personal experience and with the right advice, you can be a rock for your teen, improve your relationship, and prepare them for an amazing life.
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Kenneth is a loving father, with a daughter who was diagnosed at a young age with ADHD and autism and he writes these books to help other parents struggling to understand ADHD and try and help them through the challenges ahead.