ADHD/ADD Natural Remedy Report. Safe, Natural & Proven Home Remedies To Cure ADHD/ADD
In this easy to read ebook you'll discover a simple, proven, medically approved way for you to cure your child's ADD/ADHD fast.
The terrible truth about Ritalin, Straterra, Concerta and other popular, ineffective and dangerous ADD/ADHD Medications.
Why one fed up Doctor said "no" to ADD/ADHD drugs.
Parents raising any teenager are up against many new challenges. But parents raising ADD/ADHD teenagers
have an additional set of worries and challenges.
ADD/ADHD teenagers must deal with all of the adolescent problems such as peer pressure, fear of failure
academically and socially and low self esteem, while managing the challenging symptoms of ADHD.
Like any teenager, ADD/ADHD teenagers have a desire to be independent and also feel a desire to experience
new and forbidden things like drugs, alcohol and sex.
During this trying time in your child's life, you need to establish straightforward
and easy to understand rules, and keep the lines of communication open.
Setting Rules for ADD ADHD Teenagers
When establishing rules with ADD/ADHD teenagers it is important that the teenager know the reason for each rule.
When setting a rule, make sure to explain why a rule is being set. You may want to use a chart to keep rules
clear. Rules can be posted as either social or school related.
When ADD/ADHD Teenagers Break the Rules
ADD/ADHD teenagers, like any teenagers, will test and occasionally break the rules. It is important that you react as calmly as possible when dealing with broken rules. Keep behaviour in perspective and
learn to pick your battles.
Punishment, with ADD/ADHD teenagers is most effective when used sparingly. Keep in mind that communication,
negotiation and compromise will be very helpful in positive discipline for ADD/ADHD teenagers.
Time-Out Still Effective for ADD/ADHD Teenagers
Because impulsivity and hot tempered behaviour often accompanies ADD/ADHD teenagers, a short time alone can
allow teens to calm down and refocus.
Encouraging Independent Behaviour with ADD/ADHD Teenagers
You can help encourage independent responsible behaviour by encouraging the
Getting enough sleep
Keeping their room organized, properly storing school supplies, clothes, sports equipment and CDs
Establishing a consistent daily routine
Using a daily planner for appointments and assignments
Establishing a consistent homework schedule
Maintaining safety conscious behaviour, such as wearing seatbelts, and protective sports gear
Finding a trusting adult to talk about problems.
Being Aware of the Statistics in Regards to ADD/ADHD Teenagers
If you are aware of the statistics regarding ADD/ADHD teenagers you can better safeguard your child from some of the issues that commonly plague an ADD ADHD teen.
Some alarming statistics regarding ADD ADHD teenagers, as compiled by ADHD researcher Russell Barkley, PhD include...
ADD/ADHD teenagers have almost four times as many traffic citations as non-ADHD teens
ADD/ADHD teenagers have four times as many car wrecks and are seven times more likely to be involved in second
21% of ADD/ADHD teenagers repeatedly skip school
30% of ADD/ADHD teenagers fail subjects and repeat a school year
35% of ADD/ADHD teenagers get suspended from school