Life Skills

Life Skills

Building skills beyond the classroom in areas such as relationships and management
How to build self-esteem

This section helps you to:

  • Think about the effect of ADHD on a child’s self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Identify ways to help build a child’s self-esteem.

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How to manage feelings

This section helps you to: 

  • Identify what may be behind a child’s changing behaviour
  • Think about ways to manage moods
  • Work with the child to show you what is upsetting them.

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Friendships

This section helps you to:

  • Identify how parents, carers and teachers can help children with ADHD to develop and maintain friendships.

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Managing time and being organised

This section helps you to:

  • Give practical support to help children build their time management and organisational skills.

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Life and career expectations

This section helps you to:

  • Consider what a child is good at to give them options for their future career
  • Identify suitable career choices.

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Resources

Activity

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