Up to 30 percent of children with ADHD have a co-occurring anxiety disorder. Anxiety can cause children with ADHD to feel edgy, stressed out, tired, and tense. Anxiety can impact symptoms of ADHD such as causing decreased attention and concentration and resulting in more distractibility.
In this webinar, we will discuss why ADHD and anxiety occur together. You will learn how ADHD and anxiety both impact each other. We will share strategies for managing and treating anxiety including proper health hygiene, behavioral changes, and therapeutic interventions.
• Identify how anxiety impacts ADHD
• Describe how ADHD can lead to or increase anxiety
• Describe strategies to help children cope with and manage anxiety