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dealing with an 10yr old with ADHD

ADHD

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Jan. 14, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • what is the ?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:13 PM on Jan. 14, 2010

  • There are many therapists who work with people who have ADD/ADHD; they teach them not just coping skills, but how to use ADD/ADHD as an advantage in their lives. Thom Hartmann has written extensively on this topic; you should be able to find his books art your local library, there is lots of information at his website: http://www.thomhartmann.com/category/thom/adhd-education/. You may also want to explore how foods affect behavior, either from the Feingold Organization (www.feingold.org) or another source. We eat a "clean" diet; no processed foods, no chemical additives, no meat, very little dairy
    My daughter's attention issues were helped dramatically by fish oil supplements (though we have since switched her to hemp oil). It is important to use a good brand, like Nordic Naturals; it takes about 8 weeks to become effective.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:38 PM on Jan. 14, 2010

  • Do you have a specific problem?

    We used the Love & Logic approach to help deal with our ADHD daughter's behavior issues. The book "Calming the Chaos" really helped me understand a lot of things.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:28 PM on Jan. 14, 2010

  • What is the issue? Can't help if we don't know.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 6:15 PM on Jan. 14, 2010

  • My 12 year olds have ADHD, but I just teach them discipline.
    NatiMarti

    Answer by NatiMarti at 2:16 AM on Feb. 10, 2010

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