Masks May Still Be Required When Schools Open
Students returning to in-person instruction may still need to wear face coverings. Is your child with ADHD ready for the new school year?
The ReThink Stress Program
By Mark Katz, PhD
When we learn to see stress as potentially helpful rather than inevitably harmful, we accrue benefits to our health, productivity, and well-being.
Sensory Classroom Interventions
By Lauren Haack, PhD, and Madeline Spiess
Two recent studies evaluated the drawbacks and benefits of sensory classroom interventions—fidget spinners and wiggle seats.
Stepping Back to Move Forward
By Kathryn Essig, MEd, and Janet Price
How has the pandemic affected college readiness for graduating students who experience executive dysfunction or heightened anxiety? What transition options are available?
Teaching Executive Skills in Middle School
By Sue Ball, ABSNP, CPsych, and Laurie Faith
The Barriers & Strategies Protocol gives teachers a new option for responding to struggling students.
Webinar: Navigating College with ADHD
Ask the Expert Webinar Series
Are you a current or future college student who isn’t sure how to make a strong transition to higher education? Dr. Sharon Saline will help you figure out how to get what you need to set yourself up for success at college or university.
Teaching in a Pandemic: Upheavals, Adjustments, and Moving Forward
By Ashlee Van Boening, MEd
A teacher shares stories and creative tips to help other educators cope with students, their parents, and virtual classrooms.
Resilience in the Midst of Difficult Times
By Rachel Kitchens-Cole
A school social worker talks about providing mental health support to students with attention problems who are attending school from home.
The Purpose Challenge
By Mark Katz, PhD
This free online toolkit is filled with activities to help high school students—particularly seniors—discover the nature of purpose as it relates to their individual lives.
Special Education & the Pandemic: Three Things to Know
By Richard Weinfeld
Now, more than ever, parents, advocates, and school staff should do their best to work collaboratively in the best interest of each student.
STRIPES: Supporting Successful Transition to High School
This peer coaching program pairs academically successful eleventh or twelfth graders with ninth graders who struggle with ADHD symptoms.
What Makes a Good Accommodation?
Parents and educators often struggle over whether to provide a student with modifications to schoolwork. They wonder: Are we making the child more dependent? Preventing them from trying their best?
Webinar: Teaching Students How to 'Work From Home'
Online learning can be very challenging for students with ADHD, and teachers are unsure of how to support them remotely. So how can we turn this difficult situation into a successful one for our students?
Strengthen Executive Function Skills During Distance Learning
Could improvements in these critical skills be one of the silver linings for children attending school remotely? Here are strategies and tools that can help to offset weaknesses related to ADHD and foster independence.
Treating Children for ADHD Can Have Benefits for the Next Generation
Addressing ADHD in children can help them be successful in their lives and may help to improve the lives of their future children.
Balancing Your Job and Your Child’s Educational Needs
What is your family navigating this fall—remote learning, hybrid school schedules, working from home, or a return to your workplace? If ADHD is also in the mix, you’ll need to create structure to handle all the competing demands.
Leading Students from Supported Instruction to Responsible Independence
Here’s an approach that simplifies the learning and performance process and allows you to track its progress. You can use it to help students succeed even if you’re teaching remotely.
Home-School Collaboration: It’s Important for Children with ADHD
Consistency in implementing treatment programs requires effective communication between parents and teachers—and that partnership is more important now than ever.
Everything I Know I Learned in Kindergarten
A CHADD Educator of the Year shares her advice for teaching students with ADHD. You can adapt her suggestions to help them succeed in your classroom, whether you’ll teach remotely or return to a school building this semester.
Making Educational Content Stick Through Technology
Whether your classroom this fall is virtual or in-person, you’ll likely have students who struggle when material is presented orally. Here’s how you can turn topics visual and interactive to engage students with language comprehension, executive functioning, and attention issues.
Navigating a Summer at Home
How do you structure an alternative summer with activities children or teenagers can enjoy? These strategies offer the added benefit of helping to improve their executive function skills.