Motivating an “Unmotivated” Child or Teen with ADHD

EXPERT: Jeffrey Sprague, PhD

“I’ll do it later.” “I don’t feel like it.” “This is so stupid.”

There are many reasons kids lack motivation, including ADHD and coexisting conditions. When a child with ADHD lacks motivation, it isn’t because they are lazy. Learn why and the parenting strategies that help.

Parenting a Defiant Child: Won’t? Or Can’t?

TIME:  January 19, 2022 5:00 PM, MST

EXPERT: Sarah Wayland, PhD

In the heat of the moment, it can be hard to see a child’s behavior for what it is: a biological stress response to a situation where their needs are not being met, they feel unsafe, or they aren’t able to meet expectations.  So, how do you respond? Find out what to do.