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School can be a nightmare for children with ADHD. Your child is eligible by law for special accommodations in the classroom like extra time on tests. Talk to your child’s teachers and school administrators about your family’s needs. An educational advocate can help you gain accommodation. Build an educational team for your child to include teachers, learning specialists, and administrators. 20% to 30% of kids with ADHD also have a learning disability like dyslexia (trouble reading).

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted 10 Ways ADHD Shows Up in School Even though ADHD is not a learning disability, it might greatly impact your…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, answered Anyone have a child diagnosed ADHD and… Thank you for your question.   There are many people who choose to…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted 9 Tips for Improving Grades After a Bad… It happens. Your child brings home a bad report card. Maybe you already…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Mindfulness Training Can Help Improve… Training children in mindfulness may help to improve their ability to tune…

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