Did you know that girls with ADHD are more likely to:
• Be diagnosed with depression or anxiety?
• Experience a worsening of symptoms in their teens?
• View their difficulties with organizing and prioritizing as character flaws?
• Suffer from low self-esteem because of their ADHD symptoms?
ADHD can contribute to unique challenges that only girls with the disorder confront. Learn what you can do, anchored in the latest research, to guide girls through the challenges of ADHD.
Ellen B. Littman, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and has been involved with the field of attention disorders for more than 27 years. Described by the American Psychological Association as a pioneer in the identification of gender differences in ADHD, she has a particular expertise with issues affecting women and girls.
Dr. Littman is co-author of the book Understanding Girls with ADHD and contributing author of Understanding Women with ADHD. In her private practice Dr. Littman focuses on high IQ adult and adolescent ADHD populations. She specializes in identifying and treating complex presentations of ADHD that may be misinterpreted or overlooked