Homework Tips that Make the Grade

Study and homework tips that will help you start the year off right.

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Dear Reader,

Back to school means back to homework-and ADDitude's got the strategies your child needs to make the grade this year. In this e-newsletter, find study and homework tips that will help you start the year off right.

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The editors of ADDitude

The 24-page back-to-school handbook will help you make this school year your child's best yet! What's inside our annual Success at School issue:

  • Managing meds and controlling impulses
  • Harnessing excess energy
  • Making friends and fitting in
  • Getting organized
  • The parent-teacher partnership

Also in this issue:

>> Meeting the needs of non-ADD siblings
>> L
ife skills kids need before leaving the nest

>> Dr. Hallowell's secret for raising happy kids
Socializing made easy
Farewell to paper clutter

Back to School

Homework and study strategies from ADDitude. For more information, see additudemag.com/ourkids.asp.

Help for the 3 Rs
Reading, writing, arithmetic. They're the core of the grade-school curriculum-but often
the bane of a child with AD/HD.
by Karen Sunderhaft

Avoiding Homework Wars
A few simple steps will help bring a smile to your child's after-school routine. by Diana Browning Wright

Testing 1, 2, 3...Studying For Exams
Can't live with 'em, can't graduate without 'em. Like it or not (not!), tests are an important academic assessment tool. by Michael Sandler

Downloadable PDF!
Homework 101
Here's help for creating a study routine that works.

Ask the Experts
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Q: Reading is difficult for my daughter. She seems to be in such a hurry and is not taking the time to actually see the word. Is this a characteristic of ADD?

A: Reading can be an issue for ADHD children. They often forget phonetic patterns in words, or impulsively read through the section too quickly to comprehend what they have just read. Read more...

Q: Our 6-year-old daughter comes home every day crying about what she calls her "slow brain" in reading and writing, but her teacher insists she's fine. Why isn't the teacher picking up on this problem?

A: Children often hide their concerns at school. She may be bottling up a day's worth of frustration only to let it out at home. Read more...

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