Children with ADHD have impaired executive function skills due to abnormal dopamine levels in the frontal lobe of the brain.
What this means: They forget to write down assignments, they lose completed homework, and they can't remember what you just said. Add to that typical ADHD symptoms of distractibility, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, and you've got a whole set of 'invisible' obstacles that other students (and teachers) may not understand or appreciate.
Step One: Help your child's teacher see his unique gifts and challenges.
Step Two: Work together on smart, consistent strategies for addressing ADHD symptoms at school and at home, using this special report full of very specific methods for dealing with very specific ADHD challenges, including...