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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.
The Connection Between Working Memory and ADHD
Poor working memory is perhaps the biggest factor driving attention problems and hyperactivity in the classroom—and one of many traits associated with ADHD. Working memory enables us to temporarily hold new information in our minds and use this information, in combination with our existing knowledge and skills, to guide our behavior or solve an immediate problem.
The Art of Balancing: How to Manage Homework and After-School Activities When Your Child Has ADHD
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.
Classroom Accommodations for Students with ADHD
Many students with ADHD need extra assistance in the form of one or more classroom accommodations. All children with ADHD should have at least one evidence-based treatment in place during the school day. That might be a behavior plan, daily report card, organizational skills coaching and support, and/or medication.
Returning to School with ADHD During COVID-19
Students who are returning to in-person school this fall are faced with the challenge of shifting into back-to-school mode while simultaneously navigating new COVID-19 school requirements. The back-to-school adjustment is always difficult for kids with ADHD under normal circumstances.
Is it Okay for My Child with ADHD to Lose Recess as Punishment at School?
The benefits of free play and physical activity during the school day are undeniable. Yet, despite increased awareness about the positive impact of recess on physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning, I continue to hear from parents that their child is losing recess as a punishment at school.