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 ADDitudeMag.com will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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ADHD children do best in sports like swimming where they can be part of a team, but compete individually.

How to Help Coach Your ADHD Child Athlete

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

Parenting Your Child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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ADHD Diets: Eating Tips for ADHD Teens

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ADHD Behavior Secrets: Better Discipline for Children

Simple ways to solve tough ADHD behavior and discipline problems... more »

 
ADHD Early Childhood Meltdowns

7 Quick Fixes for ADHD Meltdowns

When your child has a behavior breakdown, brought on by symptoms of ADHD like poor impulse control, use... more »

 
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