ODD and ADHD: Parenting Your Defiant Child

ADHD behavior issues often partner with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), making discipline a challenge. Try these strategies for managing and treating an angry, defiant child.

More Than Defiant

Every parent of a child with attention deficit knows what it’s like to deal with behavior problems—saying no to requests or blurting words out. Children with ADHD and ODD take defiant behavior to the extreme. They have a pattern of angry, violent, and disruptive behaviors toward parents, caretakers, and other authority figures.
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