Parent-Tested ADD-Friendly Strategies for Helping Kids Do Their Homework

Help your attention deficit hyperactivity disorder child finish her school assignments -- and learn how to work independently -- by following these readers’ best tips.

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Remove All Distractions

"No television, and a clear, clean workspace. The smallest thing, an extra pencil or a piece of paper, can distract my son." -An ADDitude Reader

"Do it right after school, in the quietest place possible. Try to be patient with your child, even though it’s hard!" -Amy, Florida

"Turning off my children’s text messaging." -Kay, Colorado

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