"My Child Has ADHD and Here's What We've Learned"

If you could travel back in time to the day your child received her ADHD diagnosis, what advice would you give yourself? Here, readers of ADDitude share their most lasting and important take-aways from raising a child with ADHD or learning differences.

Great Expectations

Setting expectations—about behavior as well as what is going to happen the next day or week—is important. Telling a child what to expect calms him down.

—Karen, Wisconsin
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