Managing ADHD at School
When teens with ADHD take reckless risks, their parents are understandably upset. But grounding the teen or yanking his driverâ€™s license can backfire.
An audio presentation by Cindy Goldrich on how to help your ADD/ADHD children thrive.
Four steps in improving discussions with your childâ€™s teacher about his or her ADHD disorder and progress in school.
“Early diagnosis, appropriate treatment , education & understanding: critical factors in determining the future success of individuals with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD or ADHD).”
â€œAllowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.â€
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)â€”also known as critical cognitive skillsâ€”deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?
Report finding that training in parenting strategies is a low-risk and effective method for improving behavior in ADHD diagnosed preschool children, rather than the less proven effective use of medications for children younger than 6 years old.
General information video.