This year, everything changed…
We switched schools, received a diagnosis of ADHD, started on medications, and discovered Mightier. While the new school and medication have been incredibly helpful and I cannot say enough good things about his teacher, we didn’t start to see a change until we started using Mightier…Mightier has opened up conversations about emotions in our home and we now feel safe and free to express ourselves in a way that honors our own and our family values.
— Mother of 9 year old boy
What is ADHD?
[Definition of ADHD:
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD] includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, troubled relationships and poor performance in school.
Source: Mayo Clinic
+ Low self esteem
+ Increased problems at home and school
+ Medication (for those with coexisting disorders)
Mightier & ADHD
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Caleb is a 7-year-old who lives in the Midwest U.S. with his mother, father, and older brother. Caleb’s mother Annie describes him as creative, friendly, outgoing, curious, and caring. When he was 6 years old, Caleb’s parents decided to get Mightier to help him with...
This is James’ story, as told to Mightier by his Mom, Leanne. “My son, James, is a 9 ½ year old little boy who was diagnosed with ADHD at 7yrs old. He is loving, very smart, and he dreams of playing football for the Patriots! James lives at home with his mom,...
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