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.

Ease Word Problem Challenges

Word problems are tough for everyone, but especially for kids with ADHD. Make word problems more concrete and visual to help them meet the challenge. Have them…
> circle needed facts in the problem
> X out any unnecessary facts
> Underline the strategy or phrase (“How much did she spend?”)
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