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ADHD: Helping Your Child Get Things Done

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One of the hardest things about parenting a child with ADHD is getting your child to do what you ask. ADHD symptoms—trouble paying attention, being impulsive, and being hyperactive—can get in the way of understanding and following instructions. But if your child learns how to overcome or adapt to their symptoms, they can develop the skills needed for success in life.

How can you help your child with ADHD accomplish tasks at home?

Make sure to use treatment methods as recommended by your child's doctor. These may include medicine and/or behavior therapy techniques. You can take classes in behavior therapy to help learn these techniques. They can help your child manage symptoms of ADHD at home and school. You may also help your child get things done at home by trying these tips.

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Current as of: June 25, 2023

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