Talking About ADHD
Helpful tips for talking with loved ones about your ADHD
If you have ADHD, you may be interested in the best way to explain this condition to your family and friends so they can understand the facts about ADHD.
Define your action plan
Start by learning all you can about this condition. This overview/refresher gives you the facts you need to begin a discussion.
Do you want to talk to another adult about his or her ADHD symptoms?
If you are concerned about a friend, spouse, or family member with possible ADHD symptoms, you might wonder how to best approach the subject. It can be a difficult issue to talk about. Have them review the content on the Understanding ADHD page.
Then have them fill out the ADHD Progress Tracker and have them share it with their doctor.