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What Challenges Do Children with ADD / ADHD Experience in Groups?

By September 1, 2008

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Understanding how ADD / ADHD impacts behavior and relationships in group settings is important if your child is about to enter a new social environment for the first time. Your children may be enrolled in new after-school or weekend activities -- baseball, chorus, drama, soccer -- for the upcoming school year, for example. This means that other adults who may not be aware of your child’s ADD / ADHD will be providing supervision and guidance. In fact, many of these adults may not be very familiar with ADHD at all.

You know your child best. As a parent, it is so important for you to communicate your child’s needs to the other adults in his life. What is helpful to share? Group settings can present many challenges for children with ADHD. Start out by letting the adults know about some of these challenges.

Click on ADHD Children and Group Settings to read more.

What are the main challenges your ADD / ADHD child experiences in group settings?

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