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Back to School and ADHD

Back to School Tips for Children With ADHD

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Updated April 06, 2009

Back to School and ADHD

Don't let back-to-school time sneak up on you. Plan ahead to help your ADHD child.

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Make Back-to-School a Little Easier

It seems that back-to-school time always sneaks up. Before you know it, the summer is over and school is starting again. Helping your child ease from the lazy days of summer to the structured days of fall is important, especially if your child has ADHD. Click on the link below for tips on how to make this transition a little easier.

Top 10 Back-to-School Tips

Avoid the Morning Rush

Help your child start the day out right and avoid the morning rush with planning and preparation. When morning time is unhurried and organized, everyone is more relaxed and the day begins much brighter. Click on the link below for tips to make mornings more manageable.

10 Tips for Making Morning Times More Manageable

Classroom Strategies

Simple adjustments in the classroom can really benefit a child with ADHD. Meet with your child's new teacher before the start of school this fall. Set the tone for open, positive communication. Spend time talking with her about your child, educate her about how ADHD impacts his behaviors, and share strategies that have been most effective. Click on the link below to learn how simple modifications within the classroom can be helpful for a child with ADHD.

Strategies for School Success

Make Homework Time More Successful

Homework involves numerous steps. One missed step can create loads of problems. For a child with ADHD, homework can become so overwhelming that it often feels easier to not do it. Homework can be frustrating for parents, children, and teachers! Click on the link below to learn helpful homework tips.

Homework Tips

Dads: You're Help Is Needed, Too

If you have left much of the school involvement to your child's mother, start this year off right by getting involved. Whether your home is a two-parent home or you live apart from your child, your interest, enthusiasm and involvement with your child’s education is important. Click on the link below to learn more about the benefits of a father's involvement and tips for volunteering.

Calling All Dads

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