February 2016 - HomeworkCoach

An ADHD Tutor’s Advice on Helping Distracted Kids Study

An ADHD Tutor’s Advice on Helping Distracted Kids Study

If you have a child with ADHD, you probably know they don’t relish studying for tests. The challenge is that test-taking anxiety makes ADHD symptoms, such as hyperactivity and low impulse control even worse. I want to share with you what methods work best for me as an ADHD tutor.
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Learn the Special Ed Jargon

Learn the Special Ed Jargon

Once a parent realizes their child may have special needs and seeks support through their school system, they will soon be engulfed by a tidal wave of Special Ed jargon and acronyms.  It’s not that the counselors and school officials are trying to intimidate or confuse you (well, sometimes it is!) but these are simply terms that will come up again and again as you navigate the system to obtain the right services for your child.  Let us help you with the alphabet soup. 
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