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How can I help my child with ADHD complete chores and tasks at home?

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Explain and instruct. For example, give clear instructions for tasks. If a chore is hard or lengthy, break it down into steps that can be done one at a time.

Reward your child for good behavior and completed tasks. Have a clear system for incentives, so your child knows what to expect when he finishes a chore or behaves better. Be consistent with your expectations, and always follow through with rewards -- or consequences, if necessary.

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

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