ADHD For Kids: 6 Steps In Managing Their Money

black girl holding 500 hundred euro bills

Little african girl holding 500 hundred euro bills

Many parents report that money is a good motivator for their children with ADHD. It is important, then, to emphasize financial responsibility and to help your child learn money management skills.

How ADHD Undermines Money Management

Most of what we know about the interaction between ADHD and money comes from mistakes that adults with ADHD have made, because no research has been done on the way in which children with ADHD understand money. ADHD interferes with money management in a variety of ways, including:

• Difficulty planning a budget and sticking to it