The HomeworkCoach Blog for Parents of ADHD Students

Ways Parents Can Help their ADHD Child Succeed in School

Ways Parents Can Help their ADHD Child Succeed in School

All the research shows that parental involvement is essential to a child’s academic success. The earlier parents become involved, the greater the beneficial impact. When your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, it can be difficult to know the best ways to offer your support. Here are some tips for helping your ADHD-diagnosed child succeed in school.

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Understanding Your ADHD Child’s Learning Style

Understanding Your ADHD Child’s Learning Style

When our homework coaches first meet with new students, one of the first things they do is conduct a learning style assessment. Everyone learns differently and the learning style assessment allows our coaches to find strategies that best fit each student’s learning needs. To help your child to study, learn, and retain information, it may be useful to determine which of these learning styles best fits your child.
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Getting the Most out of your Homework Coach

Getting the Most out of your Homework Coach

Usually we address our blogs to the parents, but this month, we are writing for our students.  Perhaps you can print this and give it to them, saying something like: “Honey, you know we are happy to get you a homework coach if it will help you in school.  The HomeworkCoach company has written up a few ways you can make sure you really make the most use of the coach. He (she’s) your resource, and it’s OK for you to take the lead in telling him (her) how they can best help you….”

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Four Apps for Improving your ADHD Child’s Homework Skills

Four Apps for Improving your ADHD Child’s Homework Skills

Homework organization, time management, and studying effectively are all common issues for ADHD-diagnosed children. We’ve looked through dozens of apps designed to help students stay organized and on-task and have come up with four we recommend for helping ADHD-diagnosed students improve their homework skills.

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Social confidence: ways to encourage your ADHD child

Social confidence: ways to encourage your ADHD child

Now that you and your ADHD-diagnosed student have settled into the new school year routine, you may notice your child showing signs of social anxiety.   For many ADHD students, sudden change, like a new school, new teachers, and unfamiliar classmates can trigger shyness and social nervousness. 

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Help your ADHD Child Focus on Completing Homework

Help your ADHD Child Focus on Completing Homework

It’s hard enough to get your child started on homework.  Keeping him or her working is just as challenging.  Here are a few tips to help your child stay focused on completing homework.

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