Teachers can find teaching children with ADHD or related conditions to be challenging. Communicating effectively with teachers is one of the most important things you as a parent can do to ensure that your child receives the supports and structures needed for success.

  1. Understand the teacher’s mindset
  2. Work with, not against, the teacher
  3. Start before the school year begins
  4. Establish a system for meeting the child’s needs and keeping in contact
  5. Don’t go at it alone.

Remember that two heads (or more) are better than one, and there is a lot of resources both online and via support groups that can make the journey easier.

These 5 tips are taken from Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD). CHADD is a non-profit organization that works towards “improving the lives of people affected by ADHD.”

Talk to one of our specialists about receiving treatment for ADHD and other conditions by contacting us or calling (630) 969-3233 today.

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