Traditional parenting doesn’t work well for kids with ADHD. Instead, focus on really getting to know strengths and weaknesses, accepting them, and using that information to move forward.
His biology/physiology makes him hyper and erratic. Medication and ADHD treatment can help a great deal. But positive parenting and addressing the reasons behind behavior will be most successful.
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism