Back-to-School Checklist: 8 To-Do Items for ADHD Students

Easy steps that parents and ADHD children can follow now - before classes begin - to ensure a stress-free start of the school year.


Filed Under: Organization Tips for ADHD Kids, Back to School, ADHD Accommodations, 504s, IEPs, Sports for ADHD Children, Homework and Test Help
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Review medication.

Was your child off medication during the summer? If so, you may want to restart it a week or two before school begins. Ask your doctor.

Set goals together.

Sit down with your child and brainstorm what he might achieve in the school year. Focus on strengths, as well as on areas that need improvement.

Make the goals attainable. Meeting goals empowers a child to meet tougher challenges later in the year.


More Back-to-School Resources

Helping ADHD Children Get Organized for School

Accommodations for ADHD at School

ADHD Homework Help

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