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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.
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.
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.
I Feel Like I’m Bribing My Child! What’s the Difference Between Bribes and Rewards?
While rewards are a valuable ADHD management tool, it’s not uncommon for parents who use rewards to say that feel like they are bribing their child to get them to meet basic expectations. It’s important to remember that kids with ADHD actually need rewards to help with motivation.
Summertime can be a great chance for your child to hit the reset button and create strong friendships with children who share their same interests. Seize the opportunity, practice some of the tips included here, and you might just see your child blossom this summer.
The Money Talk: Conversations Every Parent Should Have with Their ADHD Child
Managing money is challenging for everyone, but especially for those with ADHD. As a parent, it’s important to start discussing money with your child who has ADHD from an early age—even preschool or elementary school.
The ADHD and Math Connection
Although math may not come easily to children with ADHD, most can perform at grade level with modified instruction and additional support. So, while it may be tempting to let your child slide in math and allow them to focus instead on subjects that come more easily, you will help your child in the long run if you provide the math support, they need now.&am
Tips for Helping Students with ADHD Overcome Reading Challenges
ADHD-related weaknesses in working memory and sustained attention lead to problems with reading accuracy and comprehension. These problems often present as tendency to rush through reading assignments, miss key details, and skip full sentences or paragraphs while reading. Making important connections while reading and pulling out the main idea(s) are also more difficult for students with ADHD<span class="
Harnessing Creativity in Children with ADHD
Many parents wonder if children with ADHD are more creative than those without, and if their child’s creativity can help them overcome some of the challenges associated with ADHD. Encourage your child to develop their creativity at home, at school, and through extracurricular activities. Over time you’ll see their confidence grow as they strengthen their talents and make friends with other passionate and creative children.
Rejection Sensitivity in Kids with ADHD
Not all kids with ADHD experience Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), and the cause of RSD isn’t well understood. Try these strategies which can help your child become mentally and emotionally stronger.