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Ensuring Your ADHD Child Receives Accommodations at School

Ensuring Your ADHD Child Receives Accommodations at School

The day you learn your child has been diagnosed with ADHD or a learning disability is the day you become an advocate for your child to ensure he or she has the best school experience possible. But it can be difficult if you aren’t certain about what your options are or who can offer assistance. The following is a brief guide to laws and resources for ensuring your child receives the accommodations that he needs at school.

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Helping your ADHD Student with Reading Comprehension

Helping your ADHD Student with Reading Comprehension

Many ADHD-diagnosed students have a difficult time with reading comprehension. Reasons may include being easily distracted — especially if they are not interested in the topic — and poor working memory; that is, if they are reading a challenging text, by the time they get to the end of the second paragraph, they may have already lost track of what the author started out saying. Here are six ADHD reading comprehension tips to help your child to better understand and retain what they read.
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