Simple Parenting Tweaks that Work for Kids with ADHD

Simple Parenting Tweaks that Work for Kids with ADHD

Many parents feel helpless and frustrated at times but if your child has ADHD, you may feel this way more often. It’s not uncommon for parents I see in my therapy practice to report feeling overwhelmingly frustrated and exhausted by the effort it takes to enforce simple daily routines. That’s because typical parenting strategies don’t work well for a child with ADHD. Children with ADHD are different. Read on to learn my top 5 parenting tweaks that actually work for kids with ADHD.

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1 in 9 School Age Children are Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder- Here’s What you May Not Know

1 in 9 School Age Children are Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder- Here’s What you May Not Know

As of 2011 11% of 4-17 year olds were reportedly diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That’s about 1 of every 9 school age children. Here’s the surprising part: it’s likely that the estimate is low. This is because historically, referral for diagnosis and treatment has been directed to the overtly hyperactive child and often missed the less noticeable inattentive or easily distracted child.

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