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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The Truth About Your Child's Lying

Children with attention deficit may tell lies as a result of their ADHD symptoms rather than being dishonest... more »

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"My Son Can't Help It — So I Don't Punish Him"

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"I Could Use a Vacation from the Kids"

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12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADHD Kids

Raising a child who has ADHD isn't easy. Use these parenting strategies to smooth out the rough spots... more »

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Punishing my son's behaviors is like punishing a blind person for not being able to see.

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