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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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Help your ADHD Child Conquer Test Anxiety

Help your ADHD Child Conquer Test Anxiety

All students occasionally show test anxiety, but research suggests that children with ADHD and other learning disabilities are especially likely to experience anxiety before and during test taking. These students may have cognitive difficulties that interfere with test-taking abilities, negative self-concept as a result of poor academic performance in the past, and lack of study skills needed to feel adequately prepared for tests.

Here are seven strategies to help your ADHD-diagnosed student reduce test-taking anxiety:

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