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Parents of ADHD Toddlers, Preschoolers
Defiant preschooler with a bad attitude
My 4 year old daughter has ADHD and a language impairment. Because oh her speech delay she’s at the same expressive level as a 18month old. One speech pathologist told me children with language disorders will act their skill age instead of their actual age.
I’ve been having a hard time with her behavior/attitude. She has horrible melt downs, She’s gotten so out of control I don’t want to take her anywhere. I’ve tried different forms of discipline. Time outs, rewards, communication, “1-2-3” countdown and a swat on the butt.
She is UNPHASED by discipline, she doesn’t care, she’s defiant and proud. I feel like now I’m just yelling at her all the time. I’m running out of patience and ideas.
Does anybody know an alternative method of discipline that I could try? Or something that’s worked for you?