Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be” - Carolyn Haywood

GET TO KNOW YOUR CHILD FIRST!

  • In the old days, children with ADHD were misunderstood and punished for their behavior.
  • Nowadays, there’s a little more understanding, but for the most part, they’re given solutions (hang your keys here, use this alarm there, etc.)
  • What’s missing and will get the results you want is the step of getting to know your child BEFORE applying solutions

TOP 10 TIPS TO KNOW YOUR ADHD CHILD MORE DEEPLY

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Sit with your child. Literally sit with or get down on the floor with him/her, meet your child right where he/she is at.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Let go of the need for your child to meet you where you are. Meet your child where they are.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Notice the songs he/ she is listening to. What is special about the songs? The lyrics? What are they? Is it the beat, the melody? Why are they important to your child?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

What do they enjoy watching on TV? Why? You’ll find clues about your child through his/her interests and passions.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Similarly, with computer games; learn a little about the games your child enjoys (even if it isn’t your thing!) to understand what makes him/her tick.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

What friends does your child enjoy hanging out with? Again, why? What are their likes, interests, and personalities?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Look to your child’s emotions. Past the reactionary ones and into what’s behind them. Try to make sense of their highs and lows.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Understand their body language (this is HUGE!) what can you learn from this?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Look to the small interactions; the things your child chooses to share with you. There’s often more here than is immediately obvious.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Take care of yourself. Be the best version of yourself, and your child will open-up and communicate on a deeper level.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun” - Jane Goodall

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Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, Las Vegas

Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be” - Carolyn Haywood

GET TO KNOW YOUR CHILD FIRST!

  • In the old days, children with ADHD were misunderstood and punished for their behavior.
  • Nowadays, there’s a little more understanding, but for the most part, they’re given solutions (hang your keys here, use this alarm there, etc.)
  • What’s missing and will get the results you want is the step of getting to know your child BEFORE applying solutions

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TOP 10 TIPS TO KNOW YOUR ADHD CHILD MORE DEEPLY

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Sit with your child. Literally sit with or get down on the floor with him/her, meet your child right where he/she is at.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Let go of the need for your child to meet you where you are. Meet your child where they are.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Notice the songs he/ she is listening to. What is special about the songs? The lyrics? What are they? Is it the beat, the melody? Why are they important to your child?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

What do they enjoy watching on TV? Why? You’ll find clues about your child through his/her interests and passions.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Similarly, with computer games; learn a little about the games your child enjoys (even if it isn’t your thing!) to understand what makes him/her tick.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

What friends does your child enjoy hanging out with? Again, why? What are their likes, interests, and personalities?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Look to your child’s emotions. Past the reactionary ones and into what’s behind them. Try to make sense of their highs and lows.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Understand their body language (this is HUGE!) what can you learn from this?

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Look to the small interactions; the things your child chooses to share with you. There’s often more here than is immediately obvious.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Parent, ADHD Grandparent

Take care of yourself. Be the best version of yourself, and your child will open-up and communicate on a deeper level.

Skye Baloo Carnegie, ADHD, Autism, HSP, ADHD Young Adult, ADHD Teen, ADHD Teenager

One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun” - Jane Goodall

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