WHAT TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE THERE FOR ADHD?
Therapy for ADHD in Children
■“Behaviour therapy operates on a simple premise: Parents and other adults in a child’s life set clear expectations for their child’s behaviour — they praise and reward positive behaviour and discourage negative behaviour. Behaviour therapy requires participation from parents and teachers.”
■Medication neurologically to regulate brain
■Behaviour therapy targets specific behaviours.
Why Treat ADHD?
- Greater risk of accidental injuries.
- Greater rates of health-related problems
- At the risk of earlier mortality.
- Poor self-control reduces life expectancy.