9 + 9 = 18 Tips to Sharpen Your Child's Math Skills

Kids with ADHD aren't the only ones who struggle with math, but challenges with working memory and sustained attention can make a tough subject even tougher. Help them improve math skills — and gain confidence — with these simple tricks for parents and teachers alike.

Keep Sample Problems Front and Center

Keep a step-by-step model of a problem on the board, listing the steps taken for solving it. Some students with ADHD have working memory problems and can’t hold the problem in mind as they look back and forth from the board. Write the same problem in the same spot everyday. Number (don’t use letters) the steps in the order they are to be completed. 
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