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Understanding the Connection Between Emotion Regulation and ADHD

May. 09, 2022

Parents and teachers of children with ADHD know that it doesn’t take much to trigger big emotional reactions and have seen firsthand the ways that these reactions can cause problems with their child’s friendships, strain family relationships, and interfere with their child’s ability to focus on schoolwork or homework. However, because <span class

Tips for Helping Students with ADHD Overcome Reading Challenges

Mar. 07, 2022

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="

How ADHD Affects Learning and Academic Performance

Jan. 10, 2022

Students with ADHD often ‘underperform’ academically as they struggle to absorb new information and complete assignments and exams at a level that matches their intelligence. As you read through the clusters below, think about how weaknesses in some of these areas may be impacting your student’s ability to learn and perform academically.

The Art of Balancing: How to Manage Homework and After-School Activities When Your Child Has ADHD

Oct. 11, 2021

For children with ADHD, balancing homework with sports practices, music lessons, art classes or other after-school activities can be a challenge. However, studies show that children who participate in after-school activities actually do better academically than those who don’t participate.

ADHD and Time Management Challenges

Jun. 07, 2021

All teens struggle at times to manage competing activities, commitments, and assignments, but many teens with ADHD have severe time management problems that go beyond what most at their age experience. These difficulties with time management can cause significant anxiety and stress for the teen throughout the school year. Fortunately, time management skills can be learned by just about anyone, including teens with ADHD.

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