Parents of ADHD Children
How best to tackle oppositional behaviour?
Our daughter is 13 and in her second year at high school. She takes medication every morning (Concerta XL) and comes home about 3.30pm. At 4pm we attempt to focus her on her homework assignments, but she find it hard to settle, rushes the task and regularly refuses to engage in any discussion about how well she’s done or what still needs work. It looks like there’s some Oppositional Defiant Disorder in the mix. Has anyone else encountered this? What can we try (as it clearly isn’t working at the moment)? One online resource says the medication for ADHD may actually make ODD worse. We’ve run dry of ideas.
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