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Risk-taking is more than just dangerous behavior like underage drinking or driving too fast. For a kid with ADD/ADHD, any behavior that shakes things up can qualify. Starting an argument, excessive lying, or getting into fights are all examples of risk-taking behavior, as is purposely getting caught doing something wrong. The punishment later is well worth the thrill now.
I Have a 7yr old stepson That is doing the very same thing and he has ADHD.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|