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When ADD Means “Acceptance Deficit Disorder?”

When ADD Means “Acceptance Deficit Disorder?”

September 12, 2012  |  ,  

Raising a child with Attention Deficit Disorder presents unique challenges and opportunities for parents. In a recent article, Dr. Barbara Howard asserts that acceptance is the first step for parents to see challenges as opportunities and fully embrace their child’s situation in order to help them succeed. Focusing on the positive aspects of ADHD, such as the energy, creativity, spontaneity, and joyfulness, can not only help you see the situation in a positive light, but can also help plant the seed of self-confidence that will help your son or daughter succeed in the future.

Learn more about reaching acceptance by reading the complete Pediatric News Behavioral Consult article here.