can help you deliver the rewards mentioned by American Adcademy of Pediatrics

"Parent training in behavior therapy and classroom behavior interventions have successfully changed the behavior of children with ADHD. .. Behavior therapy then involves providing rewards for demonstrating the desired behavior (eg, positive reinforcement)"

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (September 9, 2006) Subcommittee on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Committee on Quality Improvement Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of the School-Aged Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

There is so much evidence that a system like works.

CHADD states that behavior modificiation (that is found in is evidence based.

CHADD that is such a great organization that helps parents and teachers understand and learn about ADHD had the below to say about the behavior modification techniques that are found in

"Behavior modification is the only nonmedical treatment for AD/HD with a large scientific evidence base."

Psychosocial Treatment for Children and Adolescents with AD/HD National Resource Center on ADHD, A program of CHADD

Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -

"Thus, clinicians,organizations, and agencies can be confident in recommending BI, (behavioral interventions)as an intervention for ADHD that will have a substantial impact on children's functioning. In contrast, we found no evidence for office-based psychotherapies conducted solely with the child (as recommended in the AAP guidelines) or for cognitive or other child-directed therapies. Behavioral interventions are the only evidence-based psychosocial intervention for ADHD."

Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, William E. Pelham, Jr. and Gregory A. Fabiano State University of New York at Buffalo,Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 37(1), 184–214, 2008 can help you implement your behavioral interventions. Join and find out.

Research and

I'll be exploring the differing research articles that speak to why can help your child's behavior in future blogs. behavior modification in the form of daily behavior charts and point/token for children with ADHD is the only nonmedical treatment with large scientific evidence base. It is recommended by:

  • CHADD: National Resource Center on AD/HD
  • National Institute of Mental Health NIMH
  • American Psychological Association Task Force on ADHD
  • American Medical Association
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Surgeon General

There are also promising studies for using daily behavior charts and point/token for children with autism.