How can I help my child do well in school?

Dr. Douglas E. Severance, MD
Family Practitioner

Parents can do a lot to help their child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) get through their homework. Make sure the child understands the assignments and has all the books and other materials they need. Help your child decide on a homework schedule. If the assignments seem overwhelming, help your child break them down into smaller pieces that are more manageable. 

Offer support and encouragement, help out if your child gets confused by the instructions, and go over the finished work to make sure it is correct.

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