What is it?

ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviours (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active.

Three types of ADHD

Please see a brief explanation of the three types of ADHD that we see among teens, young adults and children.

Combined type

This, the most common type of ADHD, is characterized by impulsive and hyperactive behaviours as well as inattention and distractibility.

Impulsive type

This, the least common type of ADHD, is characterized by impulsive and hyperactive behaviours without inattention and distractibility.

Inattentive type

This type of ADHD is characterized predominately by inattention and distractibility without hyperactivity.

Social Skills Now

Is PEERS right for my teen?

Teens must be between 13-17 for the duration of the course.


Does your teen struggle in social situations are they nervous or withdrawn or do they appear to be overcompensating in social situations?


To get the most out of Peers you and your teen have to have the time to commit to the programme ensuring that you attend every session in the course.


Peers is a voluntary programme and we want everyone that participates to truly want to be there. The course's success is dependent on the amount of work your teen puts into it.


A parent or guardian must be willing to participate and support the course participation as their real-world social coach. We will provide you with the support to succeed in this role.

I want to help my teen improve socially?

To help your teen/young adult improve their social confidence and go on to create and maintain more meaningful connections email me at and I will respond to book an appointment for an informal confidential 30-minute phone call.

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