The teen years are often the most difficult years for parents to manage their children. Although it may be a period of conflict between parent and child, the teen years are the most important years for young adults to develop into the distinct individuals they will become. Learn what to expect and prepare for, how to react and cope, and how to deal.
Those with ADHD may pick on or be picked on by others.
Information on the basic differences in educational resources between high school and college, a checklist for students to follow for their transition from high school to college, and self-advocacy tips.
Four steps in improving discussions with your child’s teacher about his or her ADHD disorder and progress in school.
“Essential questions for parents who are choosing the right learning environment for a child with ADHD or learning disabilities.”
Students with disabilities that are well informed of their rights and responsibilities will ensure them opportunities to better enjoy the benefits of a postsecondary education without confusion.
Many ADHD students are very intelligent, but their grades may not convey how smart they truly are. Thus, how can parents assess their ADHD child’s success in school?
Most Students WANT Rules & Consistency.
“Allowing 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.”
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—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?