If you’re a parent suddenly homeschooling a child with ADHD, here’s some expert advice

 ADHD in the News 2020-03-26

Trying to teach a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a different job than parenting. You know that ADHD affects the ability of children to learn in a number of ways (see below) — such children can be forgetful, easily distracted and impulsive — but you may not have seen how that plays out daily in the classroom. Here is some advice from Maggie Sibley, a member of the professional advisory board of the nonprofit organization CHADD, or Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.