Online Counselling and Therapy for Children with ADHD/ADD and Other Special Needs
Children are energetic and wonderful creatures. While as parents taking care of children is a task in itself. Parents are often confused about what is best and what the best isn’t for their children. It seems even worse when your child needs special care and that care is missing. With regards to taking care of kids, a parent ought to be as patient as could reasonably be expected. Parents are already burdened with so much from work to school engagements etc, that it seems at times difficult to take good care.
What children with special needs such as children living with conditions like ADHD/ADD etc need is ‘professional help’. When we say ‘professional help’, we mean psychological support and guidance through counselling and therapy. It is smarter and better to consult an expert for child counselling and therapy. Thanks to technology that even in busy schedules and the fast life, one can opt for online child counselling.
ADHD/ADD and Professional help:
Conditions like ADHD/ADD etc usually begin in childhood. If proper care, professional help and guidance are absent in the developing years, it can become difficult for individuals to carry on with their lives in later years. The struggles become difficult as children keep growing which interferes with their learning and transition into adulthood. The consequences can have grave impact on a person’s self esteem, self concept and their wellbeing. Thus, professional help, if received at the appropriate time, can live better lives, discover and utilise their potentials and adapts better to the social world.
Does your child need online therapy for ADHD?
You must have seen your child facing disturbances which impact their day to day lives, social engagement, school work, home work. You see your child expressing or experiencing emotions on the extremes. You often see them as being disconnected from others. These are mere red flags, the specific signs and symptoms are mentioned below.
Signs and Symptoms of ADHD:
- Short, disturbed attention span
- Absent-mindedness and forgetfulness
- Inability to stick at time-consuming tasks
- Easily disturbed, distracted
- Persistent repetition of words or actions
- Fidgeting and mood swings
- Learning disability
- Impulsivity and hyperactivity
- Taking unnecessary risks
- On the go / driven by a motor
- Excessive talking
Why should you opt for online child counselling for Children with ADHD/ADD and other special needs?
Psychotherapy and occupational therapy often coupled together can help a lot in adapting with ADHD/ADD and other such conditions. Therapy for ADHD can help children in doing well in school. Psychological intervention can lead to changes in focus of schoolwork, help in attention, social skills etc. At times, medication is also helpful. Adapting with ADHD is really important. It is vital for battling inferiority complex, low self esteem. Therapy for ADHD is characterized with talking and listening, activities and exercises.
- Since online therapy requires no commute, for parents with demanding work schedules or non-traditional hours, online therapy can prove to be a boon.
- It eliminates the factor that children behave differently in therapy session and at home.
- As online counselling and therapy are not more bound by geographic locations, it is more accessible.
- Online therapy and counselling sessions are easy on the schedule and do not interfere with children’s’ homework, schoolwork etc.
- It has really proven helpful in difficult times such as the pandemic itself.
How can TalktoAngel help?
TalktoAngel is an online platform that provides quality therapy and other mental health services online. We have qualified and experienced professionals working with us. ADHD and special needs are among one of our areas of expertise. We have experts and specialists who have successfully worked previously on cases of ADHD. Studies have proven that online mental health services are as effective as the conventional mode.
Furthermore, at TalktoAngel, we put your needs first. We can help you with flexible appointments, personalized and customized intervention plans all at the tip of your fingers.
We at TalktoAngel take care of all the issues from the start and help all our clients with individual needs from childhood.
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