ADHD and Success at School: A School Psychologist Q & A


How is ADHD diagnosed? Is their a specific test like a brain scan?

What is the difference between your average high energy kid and a child with ADHD?

What is ADHD? Is it the same as executive functioning?

What is a 504 plan?

What accommodations can be in a 504 Plan for ADHD?

Do all children with ADHD qualify for section 504?

How would a school determine if a child qualifies for a Section 504?

What cannot be provided in a 504 Plan?

What is an IEP?

How does a child qualify for an IEP?

What is Other Health Impairment?

How do I know if my child needs a 504 Plan or an IEP?

How can I make sure my child’s teachers making the accommodations?

Won't enrolling my child in specialized plans result in bullying?

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