ADHD Back-to-School Prep: 10 Talks to Have for a Great School Year

Set the tone for a successful school year for your ADHD student by having conversations with your child, his teachers, doctors, and the other important people in his life. Find out what to discuss here.

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The beginning of the school year is a great time to sit down and have conversations with your ADHD child and the other important people in his life to make sure you're all on the same page when it comes to managing his ADHD symptoms.

As the year moves on, teachers, parents, and really everyone becomes so busy that the importance of having these conversations starts to slip down on the agenda. It may seem like an added back-to-school burden, but having these conversations now will not only bring you peace of mind, but set the tone for a successful school year for your student, his teachers, other parents, and everyone else who surrounds him.

Not sure where to start? Use the following topics as your guide for who to call, and what to discuss:

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TAGS: Back to School, Talking with Teachers, ADHD Accommodations, 504s, IEPs

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