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

Decoding (and Dealing With) Your Defiant Child

40% of children with ADHD also develop ODD, a condition marked by chronic aggression, frequent outbursts, and a... more »

School and discipline advice for parents and teachers of adolescent teenage boys with ADHD.

Inside Your Teen's ADHD Mind

“Adolescent boys with ADHD are their own worst enemies because they refuse to ask for help." How to... more »

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"I Am Just a Person..."

"...with a different kind of brain. I have ADHD; I'm not a bad person. I care about others,... "I want people to know how I feel." »

Expert advice for avoiding burnout as the parent of an ADHD child.

"I Can't Do It All"

You watch like a hawk for danger, reinforce rules constantly, know the principal's extension by heart, and even... more »

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Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control

Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop blaming others. And... more »

A girl with ADHD, demonstrating powerful lessons that boys with the condition should know

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 »

A child with ADHD getting scolded for his wrong behaviors

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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