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 will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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Going Public with an ADHD Child Made Easier

If your child is prone to public meltdowns, use these strategies to help her keep her cool —... more »

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“Happy Birthday, Dear! You Have ADHD!”

When dealing with a newly diagnosed ADHD teen, it's important to keep the diagnosis in perspective... more »

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The Anger Games

Beaten down by your child's oppositional defiant disorder? Stop the madness — and the violent outbursts — with... May the ODD be ever in your favor »

A teen who is refusing ADHD medication

“I Don’t Like Taking Meds”

If your ADHD teen is refusing to follow her medication regimen, try these six strategies to get her... more »

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The Upside of Downtime: Encouraging Creativity in ADHD Kids

If you encourage your child with ADHD to take a little alone time, you may be surprised —... 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 — and regular discipline strategies don't always work... more »

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Be a Time Cop! Time Management Strategies for ADHD Teens

Bogged down with homework and extracurricular activities? Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., offers his best time-management strategies for ADHD teens... more »

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