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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Handle with Care — But Have a Little Faith

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The 10-Minute Tool for Better Behavior

Inspire cooperation and wipe out whining with this simple cure: daily Special Time with your ADHD child... "Love" spelled T-I-M-E »

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Keep It Together in Middle School: Your Organized ADHD Teen

In middle school, students are expected to manage more of their life on their own. Here's what teachers... Middle school mess…managed! »

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Discipline Your Teens Can Live With

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A father sits his ADHD daughter down for a talk after he catches her misbehaving.

No-Shout, No-Tears Discipline

Spanking and yelling don't help kids with attention deficit learn better behavior — so try these calm, collected... Stay-cool strategies »

Friendship 101: Helping Children with ADHD Make Friends

Help Your ADHD Child Make Friends

Children with ADHD sometimes struggle with social skills, and making friends can be tough. But parents can help... more »


ADHD Social Skills for Playdates: Help Your ADHD Child Keep Friends

Do ADHD symptoms such as boredom, inattention, and aggression prevent your child from getting along with friends when... ADHD social skills for playdates»

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

Tease-Proof Your Preteen with ADHD

Practicing social skills at home will make school a much friendlier place for your child with ADHD... 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...

As long as your child is happy, you're doing OK.

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