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Independent Living in Young Adults with ADHD

Trying to help a young adult with ADHD can be frustrating for both the parent and the child. You want to see your child succeed. He wants to succeed as well. But the unique challenges that young adults with ADHD face can sometimes seem insurmountable, leaving both parent and child feeling angry.
"But no matter whether anyone is to blame or not, the situation remains the same. Parents struggle to find a solution, one in which the adult child can grow and learn and eventually learn to care for themselves."
This article on About.com offers some suggestions and contact information for organizations designed to help young adults with ADHD.

Cedars Academy is a boarding school that caters to the needs of teenagers with ADD, ADHD, NLD, or Asperger's. At Cedars, children with Learning Disabilities achieve academic and personal success because Cedar's understands that ADHD, NLD, and AS are not only about paying attention in the classroom, but that they affect every aspect of a person's life. The Leadership Pyramid Model is used to develop Cedar Academy's system of social and academic enablers. Cedars offers a Post-Secondary Program that helps students build their college experience by giving students a year to experience college life, while they still have the support of a structured environment. Learn more about Cedars Academy schools for ADD, ADHD, NLD, or AS >>

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