ADHD and Other Disorders Series - How to Deal with Meltdowns and Tantrums

In this video, we’ll be providing some understanding of issues specific to children with ADHD and similar disorders, and discussing important strategies on how to meet your child's needs during the transition to a new middle school environment.

These resources, tools and strategies are recommended by leading experts in the ADHD field and have been used by thousands of families to help aid both parents and kids living with ADHD. These tips can prove key to your child's adjustment to a new academic, social, and emotional period in their lives.

My team and I have researched extensively to provide parents, teachers, caregivers, and families some extra help during social distancing and the coronavirus pandemic, and today, we’ll be covering ways that ADHD-related meltdowns can affect your preteen, and sharing advice on tackling these problems during those crucial transitional years .

This video is specifically about how emotional meltdowns occur more frequently in children with ADHD, and today, we’re doing to:

- Define what an ADHD meltdown is

- Share the reasons why so many kids with ADHD have meltdowns

- And lastly the solutions we recommend for parents and for kids to use themselves

We'll also be covering how communication and behavior look different for a child with ADHD, as well as how to understand your child and help them successfully adjust to middle school by understanding and implementing:

  • Why meltdowns are so common in children with ADHD

  • Comorbidity of meltdowns for ADHD and other disorders

  • Regaining control over one’s emotions

  • Risk factors that can increase the likelihood or frequency of meltdowns

  • Setting and building a healthy schedule for your child

  • Teaching your child how to cope with and express their feelings in constructive ways

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Sign-up for the ADHD in Middle School Summit and we'll send you our expert-curated list of ADHD resources including:

- Additude Magazine's Homework Ideas That Work

- General ADHD resources that every caregiver should have

  • and ADHD resources specific to school accommodations and education services