Monday, June 29, 2009

Responsible Parents - 3 Tips For Parents with ADD Teen Drivers

The Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA, is a fantastic treatment center for regular kids who have ADD/ADHD. Having your child properly diagnosed and treated may save their life. This is why: Parents of ADD/ADHD Teens are likely familiar with recent studies that show that their sons and daughters are more likely than non-effected teens to be involved in motor vehicle accidents. Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers. Here are three easy tips to reduce the risk that your teen will be in an accident:
  1. Restrict the Use of Cell Phones
  2. Limit Driving during High Risk Times Between 3pm and 6pm when medication may be wearing off, and on weekends when kids may skip a dose.
  3. Consider entering into a Teen/Parent Driving Agreement that clearly sets out the rules for the car. More

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