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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A group of parents engaging in behavioral parent training to help their children manage ADHD symptoms

Train the Parent, Help the Child

Sometimes, medication alone does not turn around a child's negative behaviors. If you're a parent at the end... more »

Parents of ADHD children get great parenting advice from support groups.

No Judgment. No Guilt. Just ADHD Support and Understanding.

A support group for parents of children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or other special needs offers the kind... more »

A middle-schooler on the verge of an ADHD meltdown

Defuse the Tween Drama

As your child matures, his meltdowns should stop, right? Not exactly. As hormones kick into high gear, ADHD-related... more »

Raising ADHD Superstars: Mothers talk about raising future stars with ADHD

"They Will Make You Proud."

Here, the mother of history's most decorated Olympic athlete, Michael Phelps, explains how he overcame and harnessed his... more »

Afternoon angst, unhappy mother with rambunctious children

The ADHD Witching Hour: Surviving the After-School Medication Crash

Does your ADHD child return home from school mentally exhausted, physically edgy, and starving — all at the... Protein, play, and routine »

Dealing with ADHD Teenagers

Don't Freak Out! And 13 More Rules for Navigating Teen Behavior Challenges

Too strict. Or, too wishy-washy. Lecturing constantly. Or hardly communicating. Inconsistent parenting strategies can exacerbate unwanted behaviors, especially... more »

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

Beyond Naughty: Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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

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Today's Question :

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

Whenever a teacher would say, ‘Michael can’t do this,’ I’d counter with, ‘Well, what are you doing to help him?’

Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps

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