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Parent Resources For Their ADHD Children in School.

Hint to teachers, if a child has ADHD, it's important the parents get screened for it too, if not for themselves, then for the benefit of their child.

If the mother or father or both are in denial or mimimization about their ADHD, they will often be in denial or mimimization about their child's ADD. Which creates worse outcomes at school and home, and it'll be harder for you to teach them.

Quick Harvard Adult ADHD Screening Test, and 10 ways to manage adult ADHD.



A Parent's Guide to AD/HD Basics

Great 20 page PDF from Schwab Learning Here are the articles included.

  1. ADHD— an overview
  2. Dr. Sam Goldstein explains the best way to evaluate for Attention Deficit Disorder
  3. Management strategies for Attention Deficit Disorder
  4. What parents need to know about Attention Deficit Disorder and medication: advice from an MD
  5. Inattentive Attention Deficit Disorder: overlooked and undertreated?
  6. The facts about Attention Deficit Disorder
  7. Books articles and web sites

 

Education Section from National Resource Center on ADHD

Educational Rights

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Section 504

Requesting an Evaluation in Public Schools

Tips for Working with the School

Tips for Talking to Teachers about ADHD

Appeals

College

Tips for Completing Homework

How to Communicate with your Child’s Teacher

Homework Help for ADHD

 

BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDE for Canadian Families of Children with ADHD

Look back at Last Year and Review

Review your child’s individualized educational plan, their special education designation (if applicable),

report cards, and communications from school

Get to know your child's teacher/team

Allow your child's teacher/team to get to know them and not just their ADHD

Work with your child’s teacher to set up strategies and/or accommodations


Assessing College Support Services for Students with ADHD

Kathleen G. Nadeau, author of A College Survival Guide for Students with ADD and LD gives a list of questions that should be asked BEFORE choosing a college or university to see how helpful they will or will not be for you or your ADHD teenager. As she says don't assume they'll be all the same.

 

A Guide to the IEP (Individualized Education Program)

From the US department of education

 

Homework Help! A System That Works for ADHD Children

Some tips for parents of ADHD children

 

12 Steps To Smarter School Accommodations 

Infographic

 

Parent coaching for children with ADHD and learning disabilities

The self-control and social skills challenge

A child’s “thinking side” versus “reacting side”

The verbal playbook

Touching on triggers

Coaching to win

 

Targeting Home-School Collaboration for Students with ADHD

by Candace S. Bos, Maria L. Nahmias and Magda A. Urban. Gives suggestions for parent involvement in assessment and behaviour plan, monitoring medication, coordinating homework, taking action, references, and resources.

 

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