School Survival Skills
ADD and the Behavior Intervention Plan
This article describes the process of developing an effective behavior intervention plan. A behavior intervention plan allows a child to learn a new behavior to replace one that is causing him problems in a setting. If a child with ADD has a behavior that impacts his learning, he may need a BIP.
ADHD and Ending the School Year
The school year is ending soon. Too often, you sense that things aren't going well in school, but there isn't the data to prove it. Then, the school year is almost over, and there's no plan in place to make the coming year better. Vow that this is the year that cycle will end. There's time.
Back to School Routines for ADD
Organization and preparation are the keys to living well with ADD. The period before the start of the school year gives you ample opportunity to make plans for a successful year. These strategies should include routines to make life easier.
Finding a Math Tutor for A Child with ADD
How do you find the right tutor for a person with ADD? There are many considerations. What academic preparation has the tutor done? Does your prospective candidate have experience working with people who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Which traits does the child feel like he or she needs?
Handwriting Struggles and ADD
Helping students with ADD conquer their difficulties with handwriting can have long-range effects on their education. Improving handwriting or accommodating problems can increase students’ satisfaction with their school experience.
Improving Concentration for ADD
Having better focus at school with Attention Deficit Disorder is not just a matter of sitting at a desk, staring at the teacher, and repeating in your head, "Focus, focus, gotta concentrate on this." It's a process that starts in the home, and then continues at the school. Here are some strategies!
Reading for Meaning and ADD
What can you do when your child can sound the words out as he is reading, yet he seems to have no idea about what he just read? How does he feel when he can't answer the reading questions in class? Try this reading strategy and help your child learn a way to develop Reading for Meaning!
School Success with ADD
What if your teachers and peers saw you as a failure because your best academic efforts fell short of expectations? Students who have Attention Deficit Disorder often have had long-term negative school experiences. Learn powerful techniques to teach these students to succeed in the classroom.
When the School Calls About ADD
What should you do when the school calls you about your young child? Parents worry when the teacher mentions words like "inattention" and "hyperactive." Which actions should you take if the teacher asks for a conference?
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