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How do you displine ADHD children? And to approach them to talk to them to solve a problem? When they are in the wrong......

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Adhd

Are limits, provide structure, be consistent, be gentle but firm, build on their strengths instead of magnifying weaknesses.

In brief: Adhd

Are limits, provide structure, be consistent, be gentle but firm, build on their strengths instead of magnifying weaknesses.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Patieny persistence

There are a number of books available that descrbied how important positive parenting is for working with children wtih adhd (see any of the books for parents by russell barkley, e.
g. Children with adhd will respond to consistent, persistent structure and expectations, but it takes time and may require some innovation to find what motivates them. Check out chadd.Org for parenting books.

In brief: Patieny persistence

There are a number of books available that descrbied how important positive parenting is for working with children wtih adhd (see any of the books for parents by russell barkley, e.
g. Children with adhd will respond to consistent, persistent structure and expectations, but it takes time and may require some innovation to find what motivates them. Check out chadd.Org for parenting books.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thoughtfully

Parents have to be careful to avoid assuming that a child with adhd who disobeys is always disobeying willfully (even if the child has odd).
Many incorrectly believe that adhd children just need more discipline. These children have difficulty self-monitoring and need help via reminders and repetition. The best discipline involves explanation and rational discussion. Lots of patience is needed.

In brief: Thoughtfully

Parents have to be careful to avoid assuming that a child with adhd who disobeys is always disobeying willfully (even if the child has odd).
Many incorrectly believe that adhd children just need more discipline. These children have difficulty self-monitoring and need help via reminders and repetition. The best discipline involves explanation and rational discussion. Lots of patience is needed.
Dr. Seth Kunen
Dr. Seth Kunen
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