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“Discipline with a Twist: How to Manage Challenging Behavior Problems in Children & Teens with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #353]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#353), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on May 6, 2021.

Episode Description

The symptoms of ADHD often lead to behavior problems that make parenting very difficult. Our children and teens sometimes lie and throw tantrums. They can be defiant and aggressive, forgetful and disorganized. Typical parenting approaches don’t seem to work, leaving us frustrated and exhausted. How do we help our children and adolescents change these difficult behaviors so they can more fully realize their sweet and creative sides? How can we help to boost their self-esteem — and also our own joy of parenting?

Because ADHD is a neurological disorder, difficult behaviors are sometimes our child’s way of telling us something isn’t working for them. They are confused, overwhelmed, tired, or afraid. To change their response away from lying, defiance, and emotional outbursts, a new approach is necessary.

In this webinar, you will learn to solve behavior problems with a multi-tiered approach:

  • Understand the brain science driving ADHD behaviors
  • Avoid difficult behaviors by using effective strategies in preventative parenting
  • Shape your child’s environment in a way that shapes their behavior
  • Take actionable steps to demonstrate the behavior you want
  • Increase your compassion, humor, and joy while parenting difficult behaviors

Watch the Video Replay

Enter your email address in the box above labeled “Video Replay + Slide Access” to watch the video replay (closed captions available) and download the slide presentation.

Download or Stream the Podcast Audio

Click the play button below to listen to this episode directly in your browser, click the symbol to download to listen later, or open in your podcasts app: Apple Podcasts; Google Podcasts; Stitcher; Spotify; iHeartRADIO.

Read More on Behavior Problems and Discipline

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How to Manage Your Child’s Toughest Behavioral Problems

Positive Charge: How to Reinforce Good Behavior

Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on May 6, 2021, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »

Meet the Expert Speaker:

Merriam Sarcia Saunders, LMFT, is a family therapist specializing in neurodiversity. She is the author of the picture books My Whirling, Twirling Motor, My Wandering Dreaming Mind (Magination Press) (#CommissionsEarned) and the middle grade novel Trouble with a Tiny t (Capstone) (#CommissionsEarned), all affirming stories of children with ADHD. Merriam is the co-founder of www.ANovelMind.com, a blog and database of 1000+ children’s books focused on mental health and neurodiversity.

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Listener Testimonials

“Her personal experience with children with ADHD or other conditions adds to my belief in the effectiveness of her 5-step method.”

“Merriam was an interesting and accomplished speaker, and it meant so much to me that she shared stories from her own life.  I really loved her practical, step-by-step directions on how to address problem behavior. I will definitely be sharing the replay of the webinar with my husband and my colleagues.”

“So glad that the speaker had first-hand experience as a parent, not just clinical and academic experience!”


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