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Will my child with ADHD need a special school environment?

Douglas E. Severance, MD
Family Medicine
Even among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), everyone learns differently. Some children may require specialized classrooms, while others may be able to function well in a normal classroom. If a student is having trouble, they should talk to the teacher. The teacher help students to come up with methods to ensure proper learning and behavior. This may involve a variety of methods and equipment. For example, some students may benefit from smaller class sizes or tutoring. Other students could use more time to take tests.

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