5 simple stages that can help your child manage his ADHD at school

September 19, 2011 in Special Education Articles by Jess

I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 6. At the time, my parents received too many complaints about my behavior. "She is incredibly smart and her grades are top of her class," my teachers would say. They would follow with problems with my conduct. I couldn't sit still or stop talking. I tried helping others because I was restless all the time. Even doing sports every afternoon did nothing to lower my hyperactivity.

My mother was soon referred to a behavioral therapist because she said I was never to be medicated. Another issue was money. We didn't have much so we couldn't afford weekly sessions or frequent follow ups. The behavioral therapist decided she would instruct my mother how she would help me through a simple exercise. It's completely free and it can be done at home. Read the rest of this entry →

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