How is a parent to know what is normal age appropriate defiant behavior or if their child is displaying signs of Oppositional Defiant Disorder? This infographic from Manhattan Psychology Group is meant to bring awareness to ODD and help parents understand what to look for in their child's behavior that can be signs of the disorder. Because early intervention is key to treatment, we hope to help parents who may be dealing with a defiant child.
You can reinforce positive behavior by teaching your kids the right way to express their emotions. Positive reinforcement makes a big impact on your child's behavior. One of the best ways is to read children's books that reinforce positive behavior.