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Calm Your Hyperactive Child by Dr. Sabina Dosani

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Problem solving

Children with ADHD are impulsive and may hit, kick, punch or push when faced with conflict, as it’s the first response that pops into their head.

Children act impulsively because they lack good strategies for solving problems. Teach them to generate solutions to problems and help them plan ahead.

Many children with ADHD have a limited range of ways of responding to conflict and do the first thing that comes into their minds. Some seem to always be in trouble for hitting out or getting into fights. It might be because they are impulsively reacting in an aggressive way. They can’t think of how to respond when they feel hurt or frustrated, so they hit, punch, kick or throw something. You can teach them how to identify and weigh ...

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