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One of the most difficult things about
parenting a child with
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is
getting your child to do what you ask. Daily routines, such as getting ready
for school or bed and getting homework done, can become battlegrounds.
ADHD symptoms-inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity-are obstacles
to understanding and following instructions. Unless your child learns how to
overcome or adapt to his or her symptoms, he or she may fail to develop the skills
for success in life. Fortunately, you can help.
You can help your child have the greatest chance of
accomplishing tasks at home by using the following suggestions.
Use the following suggestions to
model the behavior you want your child to develop.
ADHD respond to novelty. They are attracted to new events and sounds, but they
are not able to sort through which ones are most important. You can make the
best of this quality by following these suggestions:
consequences for your child's misbehavior. Your child will learn by repeating
actions until they become habits, not from past learning.
Some children with ADHD feel driven
to keep some part of their bodies moving.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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