Health Tip: Help Manage ADHD08/23/13
(HealthDay News) -- If your child has attention- deficit
hyperactivity disorder, there are things you can do to help your
The U.S. National Institute on Mental Health offers this
- Understand your child's condition and work to let go of any
frustration or built-up negative feelings.
- Consider counseling for you and the entire family on how to
handle your child's behavior.
- Enjoy time together on activities you both enjoy, and praise
your child for tasks done well.
- Consider limiting playdates to fewer friends, to keep your
child from becoming overstimulated.
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