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How can I help my child with ADHD stay interested in learning?

Because children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) learn through their senses, anchoring lessons firmly in the sensual world of experience will help them to be more involved in what is happening in the classroom.

As a parent, you can engage your child’s interest by encouraging these interests rather than dismissing them as distractions. For example, rather than forcing your child to sit down and read quietly, you can ask the teacher to tell you the topic of study ahead of time and then allow for some time to observe or explore in ways that are related to lesson plans. If you cannot find a way to connect the material with sensual learning, then you might offer an opportunity for nature exploration around the neighborhood to help your child prepare for book learning.
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