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Understanding and Supporting Your Student With ADHD

ADHD can be frustrating for both teachers and students, but coming together to find strategies that work helps your student—and your relationship—blossom.

November 19, 2021

The characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), one of the most common childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, often get misinterpreted as intentional misbehavior or daydreaming in the classroom. But when teachers engage their student with ADHD in exploring what works for them, it can lead to stronger connections and more academic success. To find more strategies and resources for working with students with ADHD, or to learn more about the studies and articles cited in the video, visit the links below:

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