Managing behaviours

Managing behaviours

ADHD management: effective planning

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to: 

  • Identify actions to help manage ADHD effectively at home and school
  • Agree a management plan for a child with ADHD.

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Working together

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to:

  • Agree a consistent approach to managing aspects of a child’s behaviour
  • Work together to improve a child’s behaviour at home and school.

This section also helps teachers to:

  • Identify actions to take to help manage the behaviour of a child with ADHD consistently through the school day
  • Consider the impact on children with ADHD where schools do not manage behaviour in a consistent way
  • Agree a plan for a child so that all staff responsible for them take a shared and consistent approach to managing their behaviour.

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Reinforcing positive behaviour

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to: 

  • Identify opportunities during the day to give a child with ADHD praise for wanted, positive behaviours
  • Focus on the positive when managing behaviour and discipline.

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Dealing with anger

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to:

  • Deal with anger day to day
  • Encourage children with ADHD to discuss their feelings
  • Identify warning signs of unwanted behaviour and anger
  • Prevent and avoid common problems.

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