Children growing up with ADHD are sometimes socially awkward, making it more difficult to make friends. Teaching social skills to our children can make it easier for them to make friends.
If your child's ADHD symptoms include a diagnosis of Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), they may be aggressive, impulsive and highly irritable. Up to 40% of people with ADHD are also diagnosed as having ODD. Here are some approaches you might consider to manage and extinguish these behaviors.
Choosing whether or not to implement ADHD medication in your child’s treatment plan is one of the hardest decisions parents of children with ADHD have to make. You know this decision will have a large impact on your child’s life and you just want to do what’s going help your child be successful.
Parenting a child with ADHD is stressful enough without the difficulties that come along with refilling your child's medication. We are parents trying to care for OUR children just as any loving parent would, so why should we be treated any differently? Here's my story, along with a couple of tips.