My ï¬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 diï¬ƒcult, 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 ï¬t into round holes. They just don't ï¬t the mold, and this aï¬€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
- â€¢ diagnosing and deï¬ning ADHD;
- â€¢ administering discipline;
- â€¢ boosting self-esteem;
- â€¢ managing relationships between parent, child, and school;
- â€¢ maintaining organization and structure;
- â€¢ removing aggravating factors;
- â€¢ achieving success;
- â€¢ ï¬nding help;
- â€¢ teaching the hard-to-teach child.
ADHD: Strategies for Success points you to scientiï¬cally proven, practical answers to commonly asked questions about ADHD and will help you develop your own eï¬€ective strategies to help your child reach his or her full potential.