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How should I deal with misbehavior in a child with ADHD?

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Make a plan for discipline. Set up specific consequences for certain misbehaviors -- and be consistent and fair about enforcing them.

Talk regularly with your child's teachers, so you can deal with any behavior concerns before they become major problems.

Stick to your guns, but try not to discipline your child in front of others. Above all, set a good example for your child. Children with ADHD need role models for good behavior.

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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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