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ADHD Weekly, August 1, 2019

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One in Three Students with ADHD Not Receiving Accommodations

A new school year starts in a just a few weeks. Families with students who have ADHD are considering the possible benefits of academic accommodations during the year ahead. Did you know that about one out of three students who have ADHD and would qualify for accommodations in the classroom don’t receive them? Academic accommodations,…



New Home, New School—What About My Child’s Accommodations?

Families often prefer moving during the summer months so that children can enter their new school at the beginning of the school year, rather than disrupting a semester. A summer move can also give families the chance to start the process of putting academic accommodations in place at the beginning of the term, rather than…



Educators Webinar: Student Needs in the Classroom

Ask The Expert: Meeting the Needs of Students with ADHD in the Classroom Featuring Andrea Elrom, MAEd August 13, 2 PM Students with ADHD are often bright, enthusiastic, and creative. But they can also display disruptive behaviors in the classroom and need support and redirection. Too often educators may not have the resources, knowledge, tools,…



Podcast: Executive Functions and ADHD in Childhood

ADHD 365 Podcast Executive Functions and ADHD in Childhood Featuring Mark Bertin, MD Mark Bertin, MD, shares his insight insight about the role of executive functioning in child development and the importance of self-care for parents. He shares many tips for parents and pediatricians who care for children with ADHD.     Dr. Bertin is…