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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How to tease-proof your ADHD child so she can develop social skills and make friends in school.

Tease-Proof Your Preteen with ADHD

Practicing social skills at home will make school a much friendlier place for your child with ADHD... more »

 
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An ADD-Free Weekend

A mom gets a rare, restorative break from the daily grind of attention deficit... Small, wonderful moments »

 
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My Theory of Relativity

This mom weathers the tough times of ADHD parenting — and stays grateful for her son's many gifts... It's all relative »

 
Routines like brushing teeth at the same time each night help ADHD kids.

Reliable Routines for ADHD Children (and Their Parents!)

ADHD children often need consistent schedules to help them stay on track at home and at school —... more »

 
A mother and daughter practicing ADHD parenting strategies

12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADHD Kids

Raising a child who has ADHD isn't easy. Use these parenting strategies to smooth out the rough spots... more »

 
ADHD in children and oppositional defiant disorder often occur alongside, even in adults.

Parenting Your Child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is common among kids with ADHD. How should parents change the way they discipline?... more »

 
ADHD children do best in sports like swimming where they can be part of a team, but compete individually.

How to Help Coach Your ADHD Child Athlete

11 ways to help the coach of your ADHD child expose her natural talent, better provide instructions, and... more »

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