Words Will Never Hurt You

Kids with ADHD hate writing. Well, at least half of them do, according to research. And is it any wonder considering the executive functions needed to generate ideas, outline, research, and physically write? Here, ADHD education expert Chris Dendy, M.S., shares her tips for making writing less painful.

Allow Enough Time

Students with ADHD, especially those with the inattentive subtype, may take longer to process information. Be sure to make sure your child has extended time to complete written assignments as an IEP or 504 accommodation.  Alternatively, ask the teacher to consider a shorter assignment.
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