Parenting ADHD Children - Behavior & Discipline

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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.
Aggressive ADHD children can learn to control their impulses and stop hitting others.
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"Yes, You Can!" Building Confidence in Your Child

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Children with ADHD need more positive input than their peers, but they get less.

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