Updated 09 June 2016

Action point

A positive attitude is immensely powerful. If you have a child with ADHD, ensure that you keep your perspective.

Your child's behaviour is linked to the condition and bad behaviour is often not intentional. Also remember that what may be embarrassing today could be the biggest family joke 10 years from now.

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