Good question! I haven't told my folks yet that I have been recently diagnosed!
You don't mention how old you are...and I presume by the wording of your question that you haven't been officially diagnosed yet. If this is the case, it might be worth talking to someone with ADD expertise, in confidence, to determine if a diagnosis is likely. I don't know if you have free access to this kind of advice through college etc (we do in the UK).
Then I suggest you write all the indicators down that make you suspect ADD. Everything from particular events in your childhood (ADD symptoms have to be present before 7yrs) and how you felt then to how you feel now.
When its all listed it will help you justify your suspicions to your folks if you really need to. You may find they need little convincing or are surprisingly supportive. Good Luck!
It's a shame you should HAVE to convince them. Hopefully, they'll be supportive and want to help you.
It might help to provide some informational pamphlets for them to read. Don't overwhelm them them with a stack of books and medical research/studies. :)
I don't mean to worry you but you should be prepared for a skeptical reaction. Often people are less than sympathetic when it comes to illnesses or disabilities that they can't actually see or have tangible proof of.
I'm in my thirties and my mom and step-dad are either in denial or simply refuse to accept that I (and 2 of my sisters!) suffer from varying degrees of ADD, depression, and anxiety. I sincerely hope you have a better support system than I've had. You'll fare far better than I have.
Good Luck and take care.
if you can convince your parents the best you can
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1. find a list of symptoms 2. read and make sure that YOU think you have ADHD 3. give it to your parent and ask them to read it 4. give them a similar list but it describes YOU 5. ask them to make an appointment with your pediatrician so he/she can confirm it 6. talk to your parents about accommodations your school can make for you 7. talk to your parents about the advantages to ADHD i recommend reading Dr. Halowell
Convince them that he is the ONE for you. If your parents think he is not protective then act like you are gonna get hurt and make him "save" you in frount of your parents. -Ashlee17
The best way to talk to your parents is honestly and openly. If you tell them your in love and be honest they will likely respect you choice.
Honestly, you can't convince them. Either they will let you or they won't.
The best way to convince your parents to get you a music computer is to first explain to them what it is and what it does. Then explain to them how if fits into your goals and your interests.
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How do I convince my parents to move my family to LA
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Because then you can be sure he really has ADHD. And you want to know what caused the child's ADHD, it could be bad diet, bad parents or something else.
ADHD treatment is only necessary if it is extremely high level of ADHD and if it is prescribed by either a physician or a psychologist. But getting treatment is the parents choice.
Convince them about all the great things and new challenges you will face . Maybe convince them about what their intrests are .
get a job
tell them ur tired
i think i can convince my parents to bye me a chihuahua by doing cours
Getting rodents can be rather hard to convince parents. But, not possible! I did some research and found this YouTube video for you. This may have everything you need to convince them! http://youtu.be/qWMm8pH03FM <---- YouTube video on why to like a rat.
There is no true way to convince your parents to buy you the game. However, you can always show them you are responsible to handle the game content. I would sit down with your parents and talk to them about their concerns with the game.
Not sure why you would want your parents to text your friends. If you can think of a good reason, discuss it with them. If you can't convince them to physically hang with you and your friends at the mall, you probably will not convince them to develop a social habit of texting with your friends.
To convince your parents to let you stay home you have to pretend to have a stomach ache and make yourself through up at school
you dont have to convince my parents i am a big boy if i want it i could go and get it anytime i want to. believe me dude, you dont gotta convince my parents, i dont want that stupid game anyway i would much rather play some NHL '94