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As a parent, you play an important and supportive role in your child and teen's ADHD management. Your guidance and understanding is an important part of helping them to reach their full potential.
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One per minute with their parents.Two per minute with their teachers or peers in school. 0.7 per minute with their peers outside of school.
In a study by William E. Pelham, Jr. and Gregory A. Fabiano in 2008, they estimated that a typical ADHD child has nearly half a million negative social interactions each year.
For children impacted by ADHD, there is nothing that they would like more than to have others, and especially their family, accept them just as they are. Sadly, these children often try to present a more positive view of themselves that is not always realistic in an effort to be liked at home and at school. They fear admitting that they are not as good as they believe they ought to be.
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- How you responded when you first heard about the diagnosis for yourself or your child.
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