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Very often, she is the person who has to deal with the school, reactions from the extended family, 62 ATTENTION DEFICIT / HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER friends and people out in the street, arrangements for assessments as well as the home management of the child with AD/HD. Siblings may use the child with AD/HD as a ‘spectator sport’ by goading, teasing and daring. They may be jealous of the amount of attention given to their brother or sister and resent dispensations given for behaviour they themselves are not allowed to get away with.
Headphones will block auditory distractions. 6. Reward task completion. Do not allow unfinished assignments to mount up and overwhelm the child. 7. Teach children to take notes in class. Managing Behaviours 1. Give simple clear targets which are understood by the child. 2. Class rules are important, to give information about teacher expectations. Rules should be positive, clearly displayed and referred to, and there should be no more than five. 3. There should be emphasis on frequent reinforcement of positive behaviour.
Parents need to remember that it is likely that the child with AD/HD receives fewer positive responses than siblings and they may need to make an effort to keep the scales balanced. If the child is not receiving positive attention he or she will work to receive negative attention. If the consequences of INTERVENTIONS AT HOME 47 behaviour are rewarding (that is favourable) to a child, that behaviour is likely to increase. Where an undesirable behaviour is not reinforced or underplayed it will probably not happen again.