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This special brand of parenthood is hard. I get it. I really, REALLY get it.


There is quite a learning curve to parenting a child with ADHD and/or autism. When my son was initially diagnosed with ADHD in 2008, the doctor gave me a few fact sheets and a label. That was it.

I had to learn how to effectively navigate this special parenthood on my own, and it took more than two years to even start to get the hang of it.

My mission is to change that for you.

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Not sure where to start? Feel like you might be missing something? Download the cheatsheet and get started on the right path, right now. 

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“When my son was diagnosed with ADHD, my world was rocked. I felt confused, lost, angry, and sad. I picked up your book, Boy Without Instructions, and I couldn’t put it down! You are real and practical, and seemed to know the thoughts in my head! The book led me to your online course, The Complete Guide to Parenting ADHD. I would still be lost and confused without the extensive knowledge and support I’ve received from the course.

I kid you not, my husband and I would be lost without you. You’ve changed our lives.”

— Sarah Stein, Mom of a Child with ADHD

“I’ve learned so much from your books! Your ‘voice’ calms a mother’s soul down, and gives moms a minute to see the bigger picture. You helped me to calm down, hover over my son less, and look at parenthood from a new perspective.”

— LisaRenee Fogarty, Mom of a School-Aged Son with ADHD


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I can’t wait to take you step-by-step to a fundamental shift in the right direction for you and your family! — Penny
Penny Williams
Penny Williams

Award-Winning Author. Blogger. Journalist. Speaker.



a.k.a. the ADHDmomma

Award-Winning Author. Blogger. Journalist. Speaker.

Penny Williams guides and mentors parents raising kids with ADHD and/or autism. She’s the parent of a son with ADHD and autism, and the author of three award-winning books on parenting kids with ADHD: “Boy Without Instructions,” “What to Expect When Parenting Children with ADHD,” and “The Insider’s Guide to ADHD.” Penny is the current editor of, Founder and Instructor for The Parenting ADHD & Autism Academy, and a frequent contributor on parenting and children with ADHD for ADDitude Magazine, Healthline, WNC Parent, and other parenting and special needs publications.

She has been contacted for interviews on the subject of parenting a child with ADHD many times, being quoted in publications like The Chicago Tribune,, Livescience, NBC’s Parenting section, and The High Desert Pulse.