You can help your young child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by learning parenting strategies that encourage positive behaviors and discourage negative ones. Behavior therapy for young children with ADHD gives parents the knowledge and skills they need to help their child succeed.
Behavior therapy is an important first step for children under 6 with ADHD and should be tried first, before medication. Ask your doctor about behavior therapy for young children with ADHD.
Behavior therapy is an effective treatment that improves ADHD symptoms without the side effects of medicine. It is an important first step for young children with ADHD and most effective when it is delivered by parents. It teaches parents how to create structure and reinforce good behavior. By attending training sessions with a therapist, you can learn how to
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children 4-5 years of age with ADHD be treated with behavior therapy first, before trying medication. Parent training in behavior therapy is an important first step because
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