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Setting realistic expectations for children with ADHD

Children with ADHD need clear and consistent expectations in order to thrive at school and at home. Expectations provide structure and consistency, and help them strive to reach their full potential.

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Talking to Your Child’s New Teacher About ADHD

Open, ongoing communication between parents and teachers is essential for children with ADHD. Follow these guidelines to get things started off on the right foot.

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Simple Strategies for Helping your Child Listen and Follow Through

When your child has ADHD, getting them to follow through on seemingly simple requests can be frustrating and challenging. The way that you give your child instructions can have a huge impact on their ability to follow through.

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Helping Children with ADHD Transition to a New School

Transitioning to a new school can be difficult for children with ADHD. Here are some steps you can take to support your child through this transition.

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5 Tips for Meeting Your Child’s Emotional Needs as they Return to School

It is hard to know how to support your child when they are struggling emotionally. Here are five simple tips to help you get started.

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5 Tips for a Successful Start to the School Year for Students with ADHD

As summer winds down, feelings of dread about the upcoming start to the school year can begin to creep in for students and their parents . Many students with ADHD struggle with the adjustment to new classrooms, classmates, and teachers at the beginning of each school year, and unfortunately, a tough start can be hard to bounce back from. 

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