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ADHD & Aggression – the connection

ADHD and Aggression will sometimes go hand in hand in children. Do you relate?

  1. Trouble controlling impulses can lead to aggressive behavior.

  2. Many kids with ADHD find it hard to calm themselves down.

  3. Most kids with ADHD become better at controlling their physical impulses by middle school.

This article does a great job of explaining what is happening and even includes medication and other possible solutions in the conversation.

ADHD and Aggression: What You Need to Know

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