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Listen to “The College Transition Guide for Teens with ADHD” with Theresa Maitland, Ph.D.

Theresa Maitland discusses how to empower your ADHD teen to succeed in college.

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Listen to “The College Transition Guide for Teens with ADHD” with Theresa Maitland, Ph.D.

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Theresa Maitland explains how set your ADHD teen up for success in college.

In this episode learn how to help your teen:

  • understand his/her diagnosis and the gifts, differences, and challenges associated with it
  • practice advocating for himself/herself and using academic resources independently
  • become aware of the differences between high school and college
  • practice college readiness skills at home and at school
  • slowly phase out accommodations that won’t be available at college
  • decide on the next steps after high school
  • develop a strong transition plan

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Listener testimonials:

  • “I have a rising senior — this was invaluable for me. Thank you.”
  • “The discussion/Q&A was very on-point and helpful. Resources are wonderful. Thanks so much!”
  • “Very good. I work at a college and felt the information was very accurate and helpful! “

Listen in and tell us what you think in the comments. If you’re interested in advertising in ADDitude’s ADHD Experts podcast, write to us at anne@newhopemedia.com.

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