Categories: School Issues

The ADD/ADHD Child & School – Not Always a Good Match

Children, adolescents, and teens with ADD/ADHD usually need special help to thrive in an academic setting.

While their intelligence may be high (which it often is), and their capabilities strong, they face many challenges that can negatively impact their success in school.

The more you understand these issues, the better you can help.

This article is available as part of our E-Book, Managing ADHD at School

Harold Meyer and Susan Lasky are both Board Certified and Senior Certified ADHD Coaches.


Harold Robert Meyer MBA SCAC and Susan Karyn Lasky MA SCAC

Recent Posts

Does reading tutoring help children with attention problems?

Children with ADHD often struggle academically. Does reading tutoring help children with attention problems?

3 weeks ago

Video game use predicts increase in ADHD symptoms

Recent studies have linked screen time - including video game play - to concerning outcomes…

3 months ago

Resilience: A Process and a Mindset

Our efforts to identify the features of a resilient mindset represent more than an academic…

5 months ago

The Over and Under Use of ADHD Medication Treatment

Although medication treatment for ADHD has been shown to significantly reduce core ADHD symptoms in…

5 months ago

Sleep Disorders: Dos and Don’ts After a Bad Night’s Sleep

You're dragging after a night of tossing and turning. It's probably going to be a…

5 months ago