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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Easy-to-Read Booklet

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Easy-to-Read Booklet
(en espanol)

U.S. Department of Education: Instructional Strategies and Practices for Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
This guide will provide tips and tools that will be successful for your child in school.

Healthy Futures The Truth About ADHD Infographic
People with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) show a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development, and that impacts learning. Learn about the three different kinds of ADHD in this infographic, including characteristics of each type.

Students & ADHD
This informational handout shares the types of ADHD, as well as the strengths and needs of students with ADHD, and offers strategies for working with students who have ADHD.

National Association of School Psychologist’s ADHD: A Primer for Parents and Educators
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex disorder characterized by pervasive symptoms that tend to interfere with the child’s behavior at home, in school, and among peers. Fortunately, with early identification and intervention, most children with ADHD can lead successful lives.

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Helping a Child with ADHD Succeed in School
Your child may have trouble sitting still in the classroom or focusing on assignments, but she/he can still reach academic success following these guidelines.

CHADD The National Resource on ADHD Parents & Caregivers Information
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, tax-exempt organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.

Discussion Guides for Parents or Caregivers
Communication is important when helping your child with ADHD. Below, you’ll find guides to help you guide discussions with your child’s healthcare professional and teacher about ADHD.

HelpGuide.org’s ADHD Parenting Tips
Life with a child with ADD/ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a parent there is a lot you can do to help control and reduce the symptoms. You can help your child overcome daily challenges, channel his or her energy into positive arenas, and bring greater calm to your family. The earlier and more consistently you address your child’s problems, the greater chance they have for success in life.

WebMd’s Parenting a Child with ADHD
This article offers helpful tips for doing homework, ADHD and driving, and strategies for kids with ADHD and relationships.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ADHD Free Materials

Center for Parent Information and Resources Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Information

Center for Parent Information and Resources Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Information
(en espanol)

ADHD & School for Parents & Caregivers
School can be challenging for anyone, but it can be even more so for children and teenagers with ADHD.
This website describes what a parent & caregiver can do at home to help their child with school-related matters and how to support students with ADHD at school by having the appropriate school support team.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry’s ADHD Guide for Families
This guidebook and video program will help you find out if your child may have ADHD, work with your child’s doctor to get the right treatment, support your child in school, and help your child feel confident, secure, and successful.

ADHD Together
ADHD Together is for parents, caregivers and teachers to benefit children with ADHD.

Contact:
Kimberly Baumgardner, M.Ed.
Educational Specialist Manager, Family Engagement
(210) 370-5431

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