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Penny Williams
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The best way to help him is likely to coach him to be successful, despite ADHD. To help him develop strategies and coping mechanism that play to his strengths and work around weaknesses (as much as possible). Your role should be facilitator and supporter, not doer. The advice in these articles can help:

True Grit: Turning Your Teen Into a Trooper

Grow Up Already! Why It Takes So Long to Mature

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism