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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?

You can help your child have the best chance of accomplishing tasks at home by using the following strategies.

Credits for ADHD: Helping Your Child Get Things Done

Current as of: October 20, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Louis Pellegrino MD - Developmental Pediatrics

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