عنوان مقاله [English]
Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of The Parenting Program to mothers on executive functions and academic motivation of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Method: The research method was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest with A control group. The statistical population included all mothers of children with ADHD in Kashan, from whom 32 people were selected by convenience sampling and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. Harter’s academic motivation questionnaire (1981) and Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function were used. After the pre-test, the experimental group received positive parenting training in 7 sessions of 60 minutes, and the control group did not receive any training. After all training sessions, a post-test was performed. Results: Data were analyzed by analysis of covariance and SPSS-26 software. The results showed that positive parenting education to mothers has a significant effect on executive functions and academic motivation (F = 71.63 and p <0.01) of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Conclusion: It seems that positive parenting education for mothers improves executive functions and academic motivation of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.