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8: How to Tell Your Child About Their Diagnosis: Essential Do's and Don'ts with Millie Carr
Episode 818th June 2024 • ADHD Mums • Jane McFadden
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Jane has Millie Carr joining for this episode on diagnosis. She is a passionate neurodivergent educator, coach and now published Author, who writes children's books about diagnosis. Recently diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 35, Millie was inspired to tell her story and spread the word to young girls.

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

Check out Millie's previous episodes below:

Highly Camoflauged and masked ADHD in the classroom

The Neurodiverse Classroom

Check out Millie Carr's books on ADHD at




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