ADHD and Kids: 5 Tips for Setting Appropriate Rules

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    ADHD and Kids: 5 Tips for Setting Appropriate Rules - psychiatric Central

    Parenting a child with ADHD can present various challenges because of the disorder’s symptoms, such as hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention.

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    Kids with ADHD may have every intention of respecting a rule, said Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, ACC, an educator and parenting coach. But they may break it — often “by accident than on purpose.”

    Taylor-Klaus makes a key distinction between “naughty” and “neurological” (having difficulty following a rule because of ADHD symptoms).
     
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