My ¿ve-year-old is always into things. He can't seem to sit still, he can't pay attention to any activity for more than a few minutes, and he always acts before he thinks. He is in trouble constantly. What have I done wrong?
I have tried everything, but Jimmy is still a di¿cult, unpredictable child. He is lovable but gets into trouble all the time. He tries to obey, but he has so much trouble following directions. Am I a failure as a parent?
Many children are like square pegs trying to ¿t into round holes. They just don't ¿t the mold, and this a¿ects both their learning and behavior. In ADHD: Strategies for Success, Dr. Wilson Wayne Grant helps parents understand their children who don't learn the same way as others, discussing practical strategies for the day-to-day rearing of the "square peg" child.
Presenting usable tools to help parents help their children, ADHD: Strategies for Success, details an array of strategies that aid in
- • diagnosing and de¿ning ADHD;
- • administering discipline;
- • boosting self-esteem;
- • managing relationships between parent, child, and school;
- • maintaining organization and structure;
- • removing aggravating factors;
- • achieving success;
- • ¿nding help;
- • teaching the hard-to-teach child.
ADHD: Strategies for Success points you to scienti¿cally proven, practical answers to commonly asked questions about ADHD and will help you develop your own e¿ective strategies to help your child reach his or her full potential.