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What non-drug interventions can help children with ADHD?

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Children with ADHD may need help in organizing their lives. Try these simple steps:

Note that children with ADHD need consistent rules that they can easily follow. Following the rules should be rewarded.

  • Creating a schedule and a routine.
  • Helping your child organize everyday items. Work with your child to have a place for everything.

SOURCES:

Searight, R. , Nov. 1, 2000. American Family Physician

 FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

CDC: "Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

National Resource Center on ADHD: "Parenting a Child with ADHD (WWK2)."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

SOURCES:

Searight, R. , Nov. 1, 2000. American Family Physician

 FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

CDC: "Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

National Resource Center on ADHD: "Parenting a Child with ADHD (WWK2)."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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