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Homework Tips for Teachers of Kids with ADHD and/or LD

  Homework time is often a nightmare in homes of children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities.  It typically takes kids with ADHD and/or LD much more time to do their homework than the average student – even with parental supervision and direct assistance.  Assignments that take 15-20 minutes for most of their classmates to complete can easily be an hour of work […]

Helpful Support for Middle & High School Kids with ADHD/LD

    High school teacher, Earl Chen, shared this strategy that he uses to support his students with ADHD and/or Learning Disabilities.  He helps students in need of daily reminders to create a 1-page list of materials and items required for each of the classes in their schedule.  (See sample attached.)  I think this is a great […]

Key Elements for Success of Students with ADHD & LD in General Ed Classrooms

Here are 15 key factors I think are critical for the success of students with ADHD and/or  Learning Disabilities in general education classrooms.   This article/blog is adapted from my books: How to Reach & Teach Children with ADD/ADHD, 2nd edition (2005), The ADHD Book of Lists (2003), and The ADD/ADHD Checklist, 2nd edition (2008), published by Jossey Bass/Wiley.   […]