Spring 2012: Camp & School Special
His Right to Recess: ADHD Kids Should Never Lose Play!
When teachers take away recess for poor classroom behavior or late work, they hurt not only their ADHD students but the whole classroom. Learn why 'losing recess' is a terrible punishment.
The Write Tools for ADHD Students
Your ADHD child struggles with writing or spelling, making it hard to get her thoughts on paper. These high-tech solutions could help her use her words — and let her great ideas shine.
Lend a Hand with Handwriting: ADHD Teacher Tips
The mechanics of writing can be tough to master for students with ADHD. Here are eight good ways for teachers to offer a helping hand.
Solving the Puzzle of Special-Needs Learning
Helping children learn is like solving a puzzle, says this kindergarten teacher. Here's how she makes all the pieces fit for the students in her class.
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Parenting ADHD Children
"Mom, I'm Bored!"
When you hear that refrain for the umpteenth time, don’t blow a gasket. Entertain your child with parent-approved attention-getters.
If you can’t help blurting things, you can at least control what
These get-organized "games" will keep you on top of things
without getting bored.
A Four-Star Diagnosis
To ensure the right diagnosis for your child, first focus on the doctor's workup. Learn what to look for in a quality ADHD evaluation.
Some ADHD kids — and their parents! — need all the homework help they can get. ADDitude blogger Kay Marner reviews three products designed to help improve learning and focus.
Three children go to ADHD summer camp and come home with a new attitude, friends, and lots of memories.
It's All in Your Head
Organizing your desk and files can bring order to your life. Organizing your mind can change it.