Parents of ADHD Children
My 10 year old has ADHD/ODD and his life revolves around electronics. He is currently grounded from his iPad. He snuck it into bed with him last Saturday night and played from 11 pm to about 5 am. He is with a sitter who knows he is not allowed to play any electronics. Somehow he snuck my husband’s iPad and had been playing on it for about 2 hours. It seems like we are forever taking things away from him. We don’t want to and it never seems to work anyway. How do we get him to understand when we say NO we mean it? I know I’ve read that if we are to strict or are constantly taking things away, kids with ADHD will find ways to be sneaky. That’s not what we want but he doesn’t understand that we have to set boundaries and he needs to follow them. School starts in 3 days and God help us then. Any suggestions/help??? Thanks in advance.
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