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How can time management skills help teens and tweens with ADHD?

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For teens and tweens with ADHD, simple tasks like cleaning their room or doing homework can seem to take forever, to you and them. Trying to enforce these tasks may often lead to arguments and frustration.

By teaching time management, you can make these daily responsibilities more manageable and lessen the stress for everyone. These life skills will also allow your child to become more independent. He'll gain confidence in knowing he can take care of himself.

SOURCES:

Women's and Children's Health Network: "ADD and ADHD -- how to manage them."

Silver, L. , Random House Digital, 2006. The Misunderstood Child, Fourth Edition

Young, S. , John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)."

Selikowitz, M. , Oxford University Press, 2009. ADHD

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 10, 2017

SOURCES:

Women's and Children's Health Network: "ADD and ADHD -- how to manage them."

Silver, L. , Random House Digital, 2006. The Misunderstood Child, Fourth Edition

Young, S. , John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)."

Selikowitz, M. , Oxford University Press, 2009. ADHD

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 10, 2017

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