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Tutoring Kids With ADHD: Kindness, Empathy and Bulletproof Structure

Tutoring Kids With ADHD: Kindness, Empathy and Bulletproof Structure

In terms of non-medical treatments, parents often don’t know where to turn when their children have been handed an ADHD diagnosis. There are plenty of brain-rewiring programs, psychologists and counselors, natural remedies, nutritional programs, and 504 plans. But many parents want someone to come the their home, help their child with their schoolwork, and be a good role model–and that’s where tutoring comes in. But tutoring kids with ADHD is vastly different from standard tutoring. Here, I’m going to tell you what an ADHD tutor does, and what separates the good from the bad.

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Know Whether to Challenge or Calm your ADHD Child

Know Whether to Challenge or Calm your ADHD Child

Your ADHD child is resisting getting started on homework, as usual. You’ve learned that yelling and nagging won’t work. So what should you do? This blog post suggests a starting point: determining whether your student is overstressed or bored.
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Summer Activities for Your ADHD-diagnosed Student

Summer Activities for Your ADHD-diagnosed Student


Summer is here and although your ADHD-diagnosed student doesn’t have a school schedule, it’s still important to maintain a daily summer schedule. ADHD students respond well to a daily routine and there are plenty of fun yet constructive activities you can work into your student’s summer schedule, which will keep up their skills and help with the back-to-school transition in the fall.

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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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