Name: Positive Behavior, Social Skills, and Self-Esteem- A Parent’s Guide to Preschool ADHD
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Title: Positive Behavior, Social Skills, and Self-Esteem
Author: Rapoport, Esta M.
Description: <p>Does your preschool child with ADHD have poor self-esteem? "Don’t do that," and "No," negatively impacts his self-esteem. Parents of preschool children with ADHD travel a frustrating journey. They react instead of respond to their child’s misbehavior. Their child is reprimanded for behavior that he cannot control due to his ADHD, which increases his inappropriate behavior. Additionally, socially inappropriate behavior may occur as a result of being treated negatively. Parents should not be blamed, because they may not know how to manage their child’s behavior. <br /><p>The child’s peers reject him for touching, pushing, and invading their space. Feeling excluded causes a preschool child with ADHD to become vulnerable, allowing him to be bullied. (Yes, even in preschool!) Parents feel frustration, stress and guilt. <br /><p>Parents are taught in this book to diminish their child’s misbehaviors by following simple, step-by-step methods to facilitate positive behavior. They learn…