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Teachers are using new interactive online lessons that introduce movement into their students’ daily routines to help them...

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Treating ADHD in Children with the Daytrana Patch: a New Medication can help with attention and focus in school

20 Classroom Accommodations That Target Common ADHD Challenges

The best IEP is the one with accommodations designed for your child's very specific symptoms. Here are some... Classroom accommodations for ADHD children»

 
Expert tips for positive classroom behavior

Real IEP Accommodations That Really Work

ADDitude readers share the school accommodations — as well as IEP tips and tricks — that help their... more »

 
Hypersensitivity to sound could be a sign of auditory processing disorder.

Tuning Out Distractions, Zeroing In on School

Children with ADHD experience a lower level of brain arousal, which means they are easily distracted by internal... more »

 
Forgetful child using physical activity as part of her working memory strategies for ADHD children

"You Would Forget Your Head..."

If your child forgets to hand in completed homework, do chores, or bring home permission slips, try these... more »

 
ADHD children can learn reading skills that will help them with homework.

The After-School Homework Routine We Swear By

Executive functions go berserk trying to keep up with homework assignments, deadlines, and problem sets. Lighten your child's... more »

 
ADHD brain, where the inside looks like a pacman game. How ADHD students can memorize information for class.

"I Don't Remember."

It's a common refrain among students with ADHD, who often experience working memory problems as well. This means... more »

 
ADHD children can lose focus and become distracted at school, medication can help.

“I Know! I Know!” Self-Control Solutions for Kids Who Blurt Out

Children with ADHD don't blurt out answers or talk over people to be purposely rude. Their impulse-control problems... more »

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