Children with ADHD can pose a challenge. Their emotions can alter and change with the symptoms of ADHD. It is a good idea by parents to chart behavior and see if they can find a correlation with certain things throughout the day.
The article, “ADHD and Your Child’s Emotions: How a Feelings Chart Can Help” by Evan Starkman looks at the benefits of logging behavioral changes in one’s ADHD child. The article states,
“Wiznitzer treats children with ADHD, and he says that several things can play a role in magnifying a child’s emotions. For some kids, the disorder brings on symptoms that make them hyper and impulsive. But it’s more than that, he says. A child’s surroundings also can also influence how they behave. Plus, ADHD can affect thinking skills called executive functions, making it harder for someone to be “behaviorally flexible” and go with the flow, Wiznitzer says.:
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Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification as an ADHD Consultant.