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Are You Enabling Your Child’s Won’t-Try-Anything-New Inflexibility?

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DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION FOR RYAN WEXELBLATT?Ask your question about ADHD in boys here!Q: “All of my son’s normal summer activities are canceled and he refuses to try anything new that I suggest.

Do I force him to try new things, or do I let him play video games all summer long?”A: “It’s not true that your son doesn’t like anything but video games; the truth is that you’ve been accommodating his inflexibility so that he thinks he doesn’t like anything but video games.

It’s OK to make our son try new things; it’s OK to expose your son to new experiences that you think he will enjoy and that will help him.

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