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Why don't children with ADHD seek praise for an achievement?

For your child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the process of reflecting on her own behavior, realizing that this behavior was noteworthy, and telling someone else about the achievement can be a far reach. Your ADHD child is driven by whims and pushed on by an inner motor that leaves little time for pausing to reflect and seek attention for completed projects or other accomplishments. ADHD kids are so excited that when they do something worthy of remark, they tend to forget about it and just move on to fulfilling the next creative whim or impulse.
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