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Why are routines important for teens and tweens with ADHD?

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Routines give the day structure, which is helpful for kids with ADHD.

An unplanned day can seem overwhelming to a child with ADHD. There are ways to make things more manageable for you and your teen or tween.

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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