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    • #144551
      Karley
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      My husband has adhd and often says words wrong. Hes been misusing idioms and it’s become embarrassing. How can I help him?

    • #144557
      ryoto
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      Has he said that he he finds it embarrassing and that he wants to improve this area of himself?

      I only ask because its hard to help people if they don’t want the help.

      It would be useful for him to look back and identify when he does it most; i.e if its when he is in a hyper state and talking rapidly or if its a constant occurrence maybe there is a working memory problem or is there other underlying condition affecting him.

      The only way to get idioms right is to look up there meanings and sit there and practice using them which you could do with him I suppose. But he could know them perfectly and still have a problem using them in certain situations because of the ADHD.

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      Gazettechan
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      I recommend to correct him right there in then in the nicest way so he won’t get offended.

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      safari
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      Give him finger foods or better yet bring him to a specialist for more treatment that is best for him.

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