Parenting ADHD Children - Behavior & Discipline

Parenting & discipline advice from attention deficit experts

Many ADHD children -- and their parents -- struggle with ADD/ADHD symptoms such as hyperactivity, behavior issues, disorganization, anger, and poor social skills. These will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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Back From the Brink: Two Families' Stories of Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder is a serious, family-straining condition often associated with violet outbursts, persistent disobedience, and school expulsions... more »

Helping Relatives Understand Your ADHD Child's Behavior

15 Things I Wish Every Parent Knew About Raising a Child with ADHD

"Never take away the area of strength as a punishment, or as a way to motivate the child... more »

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Top 10 Ways to Raise a Happy ADHD Child

"Many kids with ADHD go through a day, even a week, without a friendly glance or encouraging word... Done and done! »

Managing ADHD Motherhood and ADHD Parenting

Mom Guilt Is Toxic. Here's How to Ditch It.

When you're a mother with ADHD, and you have a child with special needs, expectations — your own... more »

using art therapy to help ADHD children

How Art Therapy Tames Impulsivity, Distractibility, and Anxiety

Art therapy uses the processes of drawing, painting, and sculpting to help children address emotional problems, develop interpersonal... Picture a happier, more confident child »

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Train the Parent, Help the Child

Sometimes, medication alone does not turn around a child's negative behaviors. If you're a parent at the end... more »

Parents of ADHD children get great parenting advice from support groups.

No Judgment. No Guilt. Just ADHD Support and Understanding.

A support group for parents of children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or other special needs offers the kind... more »

ADHD expert Sandy Maynard helps your ADHD child learn basic skills Ask The Expert Sandy Maynard

Today's Question :

"I will have my 11-year-old grandson with me for the summer. Is there a special project we can...

Believe in the potential greatness of your child -- and make sure he or she does, too.

Edward Hallowell, M.D.

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