Parent Resources For Their ADHD Children in School.
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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.
- ADHD— an overview
- Dr. Sam Goldstein explains the best way to evaluate
for Attention Deficit Disorder
- Management strategies for Attention Deficit Disorder
- What parents need to know about Attention Deficit
Disorder and medication: advice from an MD
- Inattentive Attention Deficit Disorder: overlooked
- The facts about Attention Deficit Disorder
- Books articles and web sites
Education Section from National Resource Center on ADHD
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Requesting an Evaluation in Public Schools
Tips for Working with the School
Tips for Talking to Teachers about ADHD
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
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
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.