How to Tell Your Child About Their Diagnosis: Essential Do’s and Don’ts with Millie Carr

In this episode, we delve into the significance of early intervention, the need for open dialogue about neurodiversity, and the crucial role teachers play in identifying and supporting neurodivergent students.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why the Need for Diagnosis
  • Negative Impact on Self-Perception
  • Long-Term Implications for Adult Life
  • Building Understanding and Acceptance
  • How to Disclose the Diagnosis to a Child

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The Neurodiverse Classroom

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About the Author Jane McFadden

Jane McFadden, former psychologist turned neurodiversity specialist, found her passion after a late ADHD and autism diagnosis. She's the founder of Australia's largest online psychology company, helping veterans with PTSD. Now, she hosts the popular podcast "ADHD Mums" and speaks on neurodiversity, focusing on women and girls. Jane resides on the Sunshine Coast with her family.

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