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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What is ADHD? How to Explain ADHD to Your Child

How doctors and parents of children with attention deficit disorder can tell a child he has ADHD, frame... more »

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Job-Hunting Tips for Teens with ADHD

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Smart, Healthy Snacks for the ADHD Brain

Can't get your ADHD child to eat a full lunch? These nutritious snacks will fill your child’s stomach... more »

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Raising Kids with ADHD: Lessons Learned by Real Parents

Parents reflect on what they’ve learned raising a child with attention deficit, and share tips for meeting the... "I wish I'd known…" »


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

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