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      • What is ADHD?
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      • What should I do if I am concerned that my child might have ADHD?
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      • Think positively
      • Define schedules and routines
      • Set clear rules and expectations
      • Give clear instructions
      • Discipline, rewards, and consequences
      • Use time-out effectively
      • Ignore, within reason
      • Develop organizational aids
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      • Set small, attainable goals
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      • Find areas in which the child excels
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      • Take care of yourself
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