How Can We Help Children with ADHD Control Their Aggression?

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Many children do outgrow aggressive and defiant behaviors, but it could take 10 years or more. Barkley said the best opportunity for successful intervention for these troubling behaviors is when kids are young.

“By age 12, the response rate drops to less than half. If you simply wait and see if they outgrow this, the damage done to their lives can be irreparable,” he explained.”

Author: Penny Williams

Penny Williams guides and mentors parents raising kids with ADHD and/or autism. She’s the parent of a son with ADHD and autism, and the author of three award-winning books on parenting kids with ADHD: Boy Without Instructions, What to Expect When Parenting Children with ADHD, and The Insider’s Guide to ADHD Penny is the current editor of ParentingADHDandAutism.com, Founder and Instructor for The Parenting ADHD & Autism Academy, and a frequent contributor on parenting and children with ADHD for ADDitude Magazine and other parenting and special needs publications.

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Penny Williams is the author of the award-winning books, "Boy Without Instructions," "What to Expect When Parenting Children with ADHD," and "The Insider's Guide to ADHD." She also frequently writes on parenting and ADHD and/or autism for ADDitude Magazine, Healthline, and other parenting and special needs publications. Penny is committed to keeping it real about parenting children with ADHD and autism! Every family can find success and joy!