School is a large part of a child’s life, but when the child has ADHD it can be a frustrating and difficult time for all involved. It is extremely important, as a parent, to advocate for your child and to maintain a strong and amicable relationship with the teachers. Explaining your child’s condition to their teacher is essential so they understand the basis for any unusual behavior and can better handle it. This will also be helpful if your child needs extra academic support.
August 1 has always been the date that I begin to prepare for the upcoming school year with my children. I begin reviewing with them math concepts, give them worksheets to complete and gather up the school supplies. During this month of August, I will be preparing the Health Central ADHD site for back to school. I will be writing articles on ADHD…