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An ADD / ADHD child acts up at school. Lack of impulse control is a common attention deficit symptom.

Impulse-Control Strategies for Students with ADHD

Why do kids with ADHD call out in class or push in line? Poor impulse control. The solution?... more »

 
Studying can be overwhelming for elementary school children with ADD/ADHD.

We Got Mad (Study) Skills

Middle school comes as an academic, organizational shock to children who didn't build good study habits in elementary... more »

 
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How to Cut Homework Time in Half

The amount of time spent agonizing over assignments bares no direct correlation to the quantity of knowledge and... Finish in record time »

 
An ADD / ADHD child jumps and fidgets with excess energy.

Safe, Productive Movement Ideas for Hyperactive Students

"Hyperactive behavior isn't a choice, but an expression of a brain-based biological disorder." Instead of trying to make... more »

 
A child with ADHD being unfairly punished by abusive teachers

The School Went Too Far This Time

Misbehavior at school — violent outbursts, in particular — requires swift, forceful action. But if a teacher's or... more »

 
Homeschooling ADHD Kids

When Traditional Schools Fail Your Child

When a child is left behind, ignored, or frustrated in a traditional classroom setting, many parents begin researching... more »

 
Picking topics of study that interest ADHD students is the key to their success.

Turning It In Should Be the Easy Part of Homework, Right?

Even when they complete their homework, students with ADHD don't always remember to turn in assignments on time... more »

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