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

Better Communication Skills

Do not bring up upsetting situations, recriminations, or history. Here is your chance to build…

36 seconds ago

Can teens with ADHD tell when they are on medication?

Can teens with ADHD tell when they are on medication?

5 days ago

in Children and Teens

Does your child go through extreme changes in mood and behavior? Does your child get…

4 weeks ago

Simulated driving program reduces crash risk for teens with ADHD in small study

A program that combines computer-based and driving simulator training may reduce the proportion of crashes…

2 months ago

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression with a recurring seasonal pattern, with…

2 months ago


Stress is a physical and emotional reaction that people experience as they encounter challenges in…

2 months ago