Practical coping strategies are things that we can do without the support of professionals or medications. Some of they may seem simple, but don’t under estimate the importance of a good routine combined with lots of structured habits.
Navigate the slides below to find some ideas of some strategies to use for children and adults, new slides/ strategies will be added for each periodically.
In many ways it’s easy to input coping strategies for children, especially if there are of a young age because their brain is still learning and growing every day. That’s not saying that adults can’t learn but children are at good age of development for deleloping daily habits.
For adults with ADHD, it can be tricky. There is less support available than there is for children with ADHD, but by the time children get to adulthood, whether they are diagnosed or not, they have usually learnt one or two coping strategies for getting by. The more support that adults with ADHD can gain for themselves though, the more they can thrive.