Health Tip: Help Manage ADHD
(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
advice: 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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