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Help Your ADHD Child Improve His Memory: Tips from Experts

15 Memory Exercises for Forgetful Kids

Weak working memory impairs a child's ability to follow multi-step directions, tap into old information, or quickly recall... more »

Helping ADHD children learn through exploration and experience.

Step-by-Step Guide for Securing ADHD Accommodations at School

8 straightforward steps – from requesting a school evaluation to monitoring accommodations – to help parents develop the... more »

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Write a Letter the School Can't Ignore

Use this letter to request school accommodations for a child with ADHD or a learning disability like dyslexia... Letter to the special education services department»

ADD/ADHD tips and advice for teachers.

Classroom Rules That Keep Students' Attention on Learning

How to establish clear expectations, incentives, and consequences for all students in a classroom that fosters uninterrupted learning... more »

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First, Learn to Listen. Then, Listen to Learn.

Stopping, paying attention, listening — these skills do not come naturally to students with ADHD. So use these... "I heard you!" »

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Be That Teacher Who Breaks Through

Students with ADHD learn differently. This presents a challenge and an opportunity — for more visual, collaborative, interactive,... more »

Teachers of Children with ADHD Can Use the Stoplight System to Improve Classroom Behavior.

Why the Stoplight System Works

Many teachers swear by this system for managing the classroom behavior of children with ADHD who need clear... more »

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Today's Question :

My nine-year-old attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) daughter has a 504 Plan at school, but her teachers don’t always...

I have learned that not only is it okay to be a strong advocate for your child, but it’s necessary.

— Amanda Driscoll, blogger

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