Caring for Children, Parents and Other Loved Ones

Reaching Out to Others Experiencing Loss

Dealing with loss, due to whatever circumstance, is difficult. It can be particularly difficult, however, to know how to interact with others who are experiencing a loss. Responses to this type of situation can range from avoidance to becoming overly-involved. The best response is somewhere in the middle.

Children with AD/HD

ADHD is a disorder is in children that is characterized by impulsive behavior, the inability to pay attention to things they need to, difficulty making transitions from one activity to another, acting before thinking, difficulty waiting turns, frequent blurting out of answers, difficulty making and sustaining friendships, and excess restlessness.