Parents of ADHD Children
Is it his disorder or bad behavior? I can't tell
My 8 year old son (dx adhd,sensory integration, anxiety, and asgergers) was sent to the principal again today. He is on meds too. His behavior today was not control his body movement and fell off his chair and hit a kid. He is not controlling his behavior, making odd sounds, throwing things, making bad choices, no care for safety, etc. In the past he has been remorseful but now he is just smiling and laughing. But could the smiling and laughing be a coping mechanism? Most days he does not pull himself together but today after the office he did calm down and is doing well at school. Does that show it is bad behavior or did somehow he regulate himself? I am at a loss. Next will be ISS if he doesn’t start doing better. And they are holding recess from him. Good or bad??? Why does parenting have to be so hard…
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