Helping Your ADHD Child Win the Homework Battle

Getting homework assignments done can be a huge struggle for kids with ADHD. It is important as homework problems are often a reason kids with ADHD fail in school. However, with some planning, you can help make homework less of a struggle for both you and your child. .… READ MORE

Homework battles

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Brain rules for ADHD

Exercise – Rule #1: Exercise boosts brain power.

Treating ADHD with exercise
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Survival – Rule #2: The human brain evolved, too.

Wiring – Rule #3: Every brain is wired differently. 

Executive function and ADHD success/
Succeeding despite learning disabilities/ 

Attention – Rule #4: We don’t pay attention to boring things. 

Fidgeting helps ADHD people stay focused 

Short-Term Memory – Rule #5: Repeat to remember.

Long-Term Memory – Rule #6: Remember to repeat.

Sleep – Rule #7: Sleep well, think well. 

ADHD students need to take their sleep seriously
ADHD and sleep
ADHD, anxiety and the sleep connection

Stress – Rule #8: Stressed brains don’t learn the same way. 

Improve your focus with water 

Sensory Integration – Rule #9: Stimulate more of the senses. 

You can do more to manage ADHD 
Fidgeting helps ADHD people stay focused

Vision – Rule #10: Vision trumps all other senses.

Gender – Rule #11: Male and female brains are different. 

Girls with ADHD face special challenges 

Exploration – Rule #12: We are powerful and natural explorers.

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