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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When it comes to helping young adults adapt to life in college, this educator lays all her cards... Her students win big »

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Your High School Get-It-Together Guide

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Win Over Your Defiant Teen!

Looking for compliance from your ADHD teen? First look for the positive — and show her you appreciate... Expect the best »

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

Inside the Mind of the Teenage Boy with ADHD

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A Parent’s Guide to Getting Along With Your ADHD Teen

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AD/HD cannot be "cured" because there is nothing to cure; it's not an illness or a disease.

ADHD Teens and Puberty

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Discipline strategies that will leave parents and ADHD teenagers on talking terms.

Discipline Your Teens Can Live With

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