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Tips for Tackling Test Anxiety
For kids with ADHD, additional factors like low self-esteem, poor study habits, organizational difficulties, problems with chronic procrastination, and difficulty staying focused during class and during exams also contribute to test anxiety. While a mild amount of anxiety can help with focus and motivation during study sessions and exams, the high levels of stress, nervousness, and fear that accompany test anxiety will actually have the opposite effect.
4 Tips for College Success with ADHD
Successful college students with ADHD recognize that they will need extra support throughout college and work with their parents to get this support in place before they begin their freshman year. The following four steps will help students with ADHD get on the path to college success.
ACT Changes that May be Good News for High School Students with ADHD
Standardized tests like the ACT can be extremely challenging for students with ADHD. Changes to the ACT, coming in September 2020, may help students with ADHD better manage some of these test-taking challenges. Find out what these new changes will be here.
Is a Gap Year a Good Idea for Prospective College Students with ADHD?
Most parents of high schoolers with ADHD have concerns about sending their teen to college – and with good reason. Research shows that college students with ADHD are at higher risk for failing or withdrawing from their classes and are more likely to drop out of college than their classmates without ADHD.
Five Colleges with Enhanced ADHD Services
Heading off to college represents an exciting time for students with ADHD. It’s also an anxiety-provoking time, since the success of students with ADHD up to this point has often been dependent on the structure that their school and family have provided.
Accommodations for College Students with ADHD: Frequently Asked Questions
Once the admissions offer has been accepted and the celebration has died down, it’s time to start thinking about how your teen’s needs will be met once college life begins. Academic accommodations are one tool that may help students with ADHD manage some of the impairments that make college more difficult.