Reply To: Newly diagnosed 7 yo girl

Penny Williams

Sounds like lagging frustration tolerance and emotional regulation. We found occupational therapy to be helpful in building these skills when my son was young. This article also outlines my advice for parents in this situation:

Learn the Right Reasons for Your Child’s “Wrong” Behavior

ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism