Parenting ADHD kids takes a special set of skills and a different approach from the one you'd use with neurotypical children. Are your discipline dos and don't in line?
How does ADHD medication increase attention and alertness? Why do stimulants and other kinds of medication for ADHD help with impulse control and hyperactivity? Use this infographic to learn how ADHD medication works in the brain.
It's not a "perfect" summary, but a pretty fun and accurate picture of the moment-to-moment.
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Kids do well if they can, but lacking the skills to problem solve, they have meltdowns instead. But punishments don’t teach problem-solving skills!
30/30, Clear, Due, Dragon, Dropbox, Due, Epic Win, Home Routines...
THINGS TO NEVER SAY TO Someone with Sensory Processing Disorder
Fact: on average, children with ADHD score higher on IQ tests than their non-ADHD classmates. This was true for my boys!
Most kids lie or avoid telling the truth on occasion. But if your child has ADHD, you might find yourself often asking him, "Why are you lying again?"
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