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Penny Williams
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My son was very defeated and upset all the time. We had tried behavior modification and it wasn’t helping enough. We decided to try it because we were desperate to help him. That was 9+ years ago. It’s made such a big difference. Nothing’s perfect — it’s just one tool.

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