The Write Stuff: Helping Your ADHD/LD Child with Written Expression

Kids with attention and learning problems may overflow with creative ideas -- but struggle to get them down on paper. These tips will streamline the writing process while making it fun.

ADHD Kids Struggle with Writing

Studies suggest that more than half of children with ADHD struggle with writing. Despite an overflow of creative ideas, they struggle when it comes to getting these ideas down on paper.  ADHD children have a hard time getting started, picking essay topics, locating appropriate resources, holding information in their memory,  organizing and sequencing the material, and getting it down on paper— all before they forget what they wanted to say.
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