A common symptom of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is experiencing deep emotional reactions such as frustration, impatience and excitability. This can be difficult to handle for an ADHD brain. Someone may find themselves overdramatising situations as if they are of grave concern even when in fact, they can be resolved relatively easily and quickly. This is why people with ADHD have a tendency to exaggerate and catastrophize situations.
Once again many of us find ourselves homeschooling our children. This puts a strain on many families, especially if you are also working. Homeschooling is challenging at the best of times, but even more so if you have a child with ADHD. A survey by ADDitude after the first national lockdown asked parents specifically about their experience of homeschooling. Here are some key points that were made.