7 Ways To Advocate For Your Child's Education Who Has ADHD

7 Ways To Advocate For Your Child's Education Who Has ADHD

Neurotypical parenting books will tell you: A child only learns by doing… and failing… and trying again. By doing everything for your child, you are doing him a disservice in the long run. So don’t hover. Don’t orchestrate. Just trust. This is not bad advice. But it’s also not helpful or relevant to most of the parents of children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD). For us, according to Chris Zeigler Dendy, M.S., the message is quite different: First, meet with your child’s teacher before school begins. Educate him or her about ADHD. Introduce your child’s strengths, challenges, interests, and...

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