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 will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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Calming Your Child

How to Defuse an Angry Child

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12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADD Kids

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Improving Emotional Control

How ADHD Children Can Control Emotions

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The best behavioral programs to eliminate problem behaviors in a child with ADHD—and where parents can find help.

Behavior Therapy for ADHD Children: More Carrot, Less Stick

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How parents can stop ADHD children from lying, fibbing or telling lies and fibs.

The Truth About Your ADHD Child's Lying

Attention deficit children may tell lies as a result of their ADHD symptoms rather than being dishonest. Learn... more »

This child is angry. Dr. Ned Hallowell can make her happy instead.

Top 10 Anger Management Tips for Your Child

Anger leads the list of emotions that can get kids into trouble. Here's how to manage it... Mad...but mastering it »

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