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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My Teen Daughter Finds Her Tribe

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A confident child with ADHD whose parents and teachers learned strategies for teaching resilience to children

Turn Your Discouraged Child Into a CAN-DO Kid!

Teaching resilience to kids isn't always on the minds of today's teachers or parents. But it should be,... more »

A mother implementing a behavior management plan for her middle school daughter with ADHD

You're Going to Need Bigger Carrots: Middle-School Discipline Truths

When your child gets to middle school — notoriously tough years as kids figure out who they are... more »

Discipline and ADHD/LD Kids

How 1-2-3 Magic Stops Power Struggles

You want him to do his homework, and stop tormenting his sister. He has other ideas. Put an... more »

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To Master Anger, First Understand It

Your child is prone to violent outbursts and angry tirades, which is frustrating — not to mention scary... Does your child have issues with rage?»

An angry kid with steam coming out of his ears, one of many kids with ADHD who purposely engage in power struggles with their parents

Flip the Switch on Power Struggles

Argumentative kids aren't looking to take away a parent's power. They just want some of their own. How... more »

Secrets of Disciplining Your ADHD Child

My Child Just Doesn't Listen! And More Frustrating Discipline Problems

Your child is funny, charming, and spontaneous — but sometimes, the traits that make you love her so... more »

How to tease-proof your ADHD child so she can develop social skills and make friends in school.

Sticks and Stones Ain't So Bad

Kids with ADHD are twice as likely to endure bullying. This abuse really begins to sting in middle... more »

ADHD expert Sandy Maynard helps your ADHD child learn basic skills Ask The Expert Sandy Maynard

Today's Question :

"I will have my 11-year-old grandson with me for the summer. Is there a special project we can...

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

— Melinda Boring

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