When things go wrong at school -- your attention deficit child acts up in class, or you find out he has not turned in homework assignments and may flunk the course -- you’re more likely to set things right if you have a strong alliance with his teachers. In most cases, teachers are like you: They want to do a good job, they give it their best, and they want to feel appreciated. So if they feel under attack by parents, they become defensive and brush off your requests as “unreasonable.”
Parents of ADHD children offered these strategies for teaming up with teachers. Read on to learn more...
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This article comes from the Winter 2009 issue of ADDitude.
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