Kids do well if they can, but lacking the skills to problem solve, they have meltdowns instead. But punishments don’t teach problem-solving skills!
It carried into my adulthood. It was never treated. I am type 3; I have a lot of symptoms from the list on type 1 and certain situations bring out a few from type 2.
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.
"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.