Secrets of the Organized Student

Kids with ADHD rarely keep their backpacks tidy—and that sometimes has serious consequences on overall academic performance. These 20+ organization strategies can help kids build the skills they need to stay neat — or at least neatish!

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Students with good organization skills have the ability to create and maintain systems to keep track of information or materials. A young child can, with a reminder, put school materials in a designated place. An adolescent can organize and locate sports equipment. Kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have problems with these tasks. To be organized requires time, effort, and sustained attention. Of these, your children may have only time — and they’d prefer to be doing something else with it.

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