Behavior Therapy for ADHD - Topic Overview
When parents start a new system of limits and
consequences, children tend to test those limits. It takes patience,
imagination, creativity, and energy to carry out behavior management. It is
important for parents to apply the techniques consistently. The program is
often successful in helping a child behave appropriately and function well. But
if parents stop using the techniques, problem behavior usually returns.
Parenting programs and books may be helpful for some parents. Ask your
health professional for specific recommendations.