Kids with ADHD often struggle with managing their emotions. For some, that can mean mood swings that leave their parents, teachers and friends wondering what caused such a swift change in attitude and behavior.
Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Fidgets can help some kids with ADHD focus better. They're not "one size fits all," however. Different types of fidgets can meet different sensory needs. You can see which work best for your child, and then talk to the teacher about using them in class.
10 Parenting Tips For Raising Kids With ADHD: This is especially difficult in the case of children who can’t sit still, are always inattentive and can’t follow instructions despite unprecedented explanations.
How does ADHD medication increase attention and alertness? Why do stimulants and other kinds of medication for ADHD help with impulse control and hyperactivity? Use this infographic to learn how ADHD medication works in the brain.
Play Therapy Interventions for ADHD
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