Make sure you maintain eye contact when speaking with your child. Children will be less distracted if they are making eye contact while you are speaking. When giving instructions or directions, place a hand gently on their chin and hold their face so they cannot look away. This will help them to pay attention to what you are saying.
Use positive reinforcement more often than discipline. Although there may be times when disciplining your child is appropriate, it is more effective when used...
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As I teach my medical students and residents on hospital rounds and in the outpatient setting, children do not usually present to their... Read more »
Over the years, we have seen specials on television, read books and articles, all on Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity. More often than... Read more »