How trauma informed care could help identify and treat ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2021-08-05

Many things can contribute to what we understand as ‘trauma’. For many, adverse childhood experiences (ACE's), whether this be neglect, abuse, a particularly bad split or divorce, a parent with an addiction or mental illness, can all lead to developing some kind of trauma disorder later on in life. ADHD is understood as a developmental neurodiverse disorder, but can trauma inform how we identify and treat it from an earlier age?