Tantrums Vs Meltdowns in children

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Why it is important for parents to know the difference between tantrums and meltdowns,  although children exhibit similar behavior (yelling, screaming, crying, dropping to the floor, flailing, hitting or biting self, etc.) during tantrum and meltdown. Because your understanding as a parent will decide who you will help your child come out of it.

What is Tantrum?

Tantrums are one of the most common forms of problematic behavior in young children, but tend to decrease in frequency and intensity as the child grows older.

Following are few points to understand if child is having tantrum.

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Ways to deal with ADHD Kids

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What is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also referred to as adult ADHD, is the condition of attention deficit and hyperactivity in kids.

About one-third to two-thirds of children with symptoms from early childhood continue to demonstrate notable ADHD symptoms throughout life.

Three presentations of ADHD are identified as:

Which Games and Educational Toys are good for ADHD Kids

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Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable control their impulses, or they may have trouble paying attention. These behaviors interfere with school and home life. following are some games and activities which might help improve their attention.

You can get more information about ADHD here

Games and Toys for ADHD Kids

 

1. Therapy Ball
A study was published in the American Journal of occupational therapy concluding that in students with ADHD, sitting on therapy balls improved behavior and legible word productivity.

Bouncy Ball
Therapy Ball

In other words, students using ball chairs were able to sit still, focus, and write more words clearly.

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Positives of ADHD

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Children and Adults with ADHD may have trouble managing time, being organized, setting goals, and holding down a job.

But they have plenty positives, following are few of them

Positives of ADHD

 

1. Undeniable Power
Kids with ADHD have very positive undeniable power than other kids. As a parent you should manage to channel that energy and passion in a proper way. ADHD kids have out-of-the-box thinking, humor, drive, passion.

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