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How can problem-solving help my child with ADHD?

I have become convinced that most of the bad behavior of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children can be solved by the same strategy:
  • Identifying the problem, such as, "My child does not follow directions."
  • Adopting a problem-solving attitude, not a blaming one.
  • Avoiding the urge to punish.
  • Making a serious effort to get inside the mind of your child.
  • Asking yourself and your child why the behavior makes sense.
  • Correcting any misperceptions and providing information that will solve the problem.
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