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ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School

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Children with ADHD may have difficulty in school. That's because their symptoms—trouble paying attention, being impulsive, and being hyperactive—can get in the way of learning. Success in school is important to help children build healthy self-esteem and confidence.

With patience and creative thinking, you can help your child with their education, social skills, and overall development.

How can you help your child be successful in school?

You can help your child have the best chance of success in school by doing these things.

Credits for ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School

Current as of: October 20, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Louis Pellegrino MD - Developmental Pediatrics

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