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).
It's that time of year again. Most children and parents are gearing up for a new school year. But some children will have an especially hard time of it because they have what is called school phobia, school avoidance, or school refusal. The literature states that school phobia affects up to five percent of school age…