ADHDBack to School

How to Help Your Child With ADHD Rock the School Year

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moren hsu

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Talk to Your Child About Her Diagnosis

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Santi Vedrí

Teach Your Child How Our Brains 'Do School'

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Angelina Litvin

Sort Out Strengths and Weaknesses Together

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Tamarcus Brown

Model Your Own Strategies

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Tim Gouw

Ask About Classroom Tools to Help With Focus

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Use a Paper Calendar for Time Management

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Element5 Digital

Make a List for That!

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Aaron Burden

Help Homework Work for Your Child (Part 1)

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Kimberly Farmer

Help Homework Work for Your Child (Part 2)

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Avoid Comparisons

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Robina Weermeijer

Be Your Child’s Frontal Lobe

Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred


Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from life-threatening diseases to elite athletes. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.