How to Write Easy Essays and Painless Prose

Half of all kids with ADHD struggle with writing, which can make every assignment — from straightforward worksheets to full-length essays — feel like torture. Boost your child's skills with these 18 strategies for school and home.

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Helping ADHD students get organized and study for tests and exams.

Studies suggest that more than half of children with ADHD struggle with writing. These students may have an overflow of creative ideas, but often struggle when it comes to getting these ideas onto paper.

ADHD children have a hard time getting started — and following through — on writing assignments because they have difficulty picking essay topics, locating appropriate resources, holding and manipulating information in their memory, organizing and sequencing the material, and getting it down on paper — all before they forget what they wanted to say.

But these hurdles don't have to stop them from writing. Discuss the following strategies with your child's teacher so you can work together to ease the difficulties attention deficit children have with writing.

Next: Solutions in the Classroom: Guide the Writing Process...

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TAGS: Back to School, For Teachers of ADHD Children, Learning Disabilities

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