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.

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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