Menu
The Siemon Law Firm
Honest Answers.
866-497-5134
View Practice Areas

Helping an ADHD child through a divorce

Are you the parent of a child with Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder in Georgia? Are you also considering a divorce or perhaps have already embarked on a path toward divorce? If so, you will no doubt want to learn how to help your ADHD child during the divorce process.

While the emotional and logistical upheavals of a divorce can upset any child, the impact on a child with ADHD may be magnified. As Psychology Today explains, this is due in large part to the fact that people with ADHD have reduced ability to manage their emotions and may be more prone to volatile behaviors or manifestations of their emotions as such. The inner discord felt when the external world changes can be much greater for kids with ADHD than for kids without ADHD.

One of the most important things you can do to help your ADHD child at this time is to maintain as much consistency as possible in everyday routines. If you and your child's other parent are able, you might even set up your child's bedrooms in each home similarly and follow similar schedules and habits as much as possible. You might even consider getting duplicates of some items to avoid forgetting to have them transported between homes and risking the emotional upset this may cause.

If you would like to learn more about raising your ADHD child during and after your divorce, please feel free to visit the coparenting page of our Georgia child custody and family law website.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Contact our Georgia Family Law Firm by calling 866-497-5134 or by completing this contact form. An attorney will respond within 24 business hours.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

The Siemon Law Firm
347 Dahlonega Street, Building 100
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-888-5120
Fax: 770-521-4317
Cumming Law Office Map

The Siemon Law Firm
4555 Mansell Road, Suite 300
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 770-521-4316
Fax: 770-521-4317
Alpharetta Law Office Map

The Siemon Law Firm
3400 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 555
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 770-888-5078
Fax: 770-521-4317
Atlanta Law Office Map