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posted: Wednesday March 9th - 10:00am

ADHD Impulsivity and Consequences

Trying to teach an ADHD child who struggles with impulse control how to think before she acts? The next time you give instructions, instead of focusing on negative outcomes or punishments, try these strategies.

When I was a kid, my mom gave me a Choose Your Own Adventure book. As a dyslexic child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), reading was always a struggle. My mom was trying to spark my interest by making it more fun, and I immediately saw the appeal of jumping around in the book, choosing "my adventure," and possibly not having to read the entire...
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