Parenting ADHD Children - Behavior & Discipline

Parenting & discipline advice from attention deficit experts

Many ADHD children -- and their parents -- struggle with ADD/ADHD symptoms such as hyperactivity, behavior issues, disorganization, anger, and poor social skills. These ADDitudeMag.com will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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High-Risk Behaviors for Kids with ADHD: Is This Normal?

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It’s a Man’s World — But Not If You Have ADHD

Boys with ADHD would do well to learn a few lessons from their female counterparts, says this ADHD... more »

 
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He's Not Defiant, Lazy, or Disrespectful. He Has ADHD.

When a child with ADHD misbehaves, sometimes it's willful disobedience. More often, though, these "wrong" behaviors are out... more »

 
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Mood Boosters for Children with ADHD

Does your child with ADHD return home from school in a funk? Try these talking points to lift... more »

 
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Help Your Child with ADHD Click with Cliques

Help your child with ADHD connect with peers and develop a strong social circle with these four strategies... more »

 
Help Explaining an ADD/ADHD Diagnosis to Your Child

What is ADHD? How to Explain ADHD to Your Child

How doctors and parents of children with attention deficit disorder can tell a child he has ADHD, frame... more »

 
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Job-Hunting Tips for Teens with ADHD

How your teenager with ADHD can survive — and succeed — in the summer workplace... more »

 
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Smart, Healthy Snacks for the ADHD Brain

Can't get your ADHD child to eat a full lunch? These nutritious snacks will fill your child’s stomach... more »

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