ADD/ADHD and School: Helping Children with ADHD Succeed at School
This article discusses strategies that can help a child meet learning challenges and experience success at school. Tips are included for teachers and parents to work together to provide the necessary support.
Authors: Jeanne Segal and Melinda Smith
Publication Date: Updated February 2014
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
This fact sheet defines AD/HD, describes its characteristics, offers tips for parents and teachers, and connects you with related information and organizations with special expertise in that disability.
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Teens: What You Need to Know
ADHD can impact the social relationships and school performance of children and teens, but effective treatments are available to manage the symptoms of ADHD. Learn about ADHD, how it’s diagnosed, and how to find support.
Publication Date: Revised 2021
Publisher: National Institute of Mental Health
How Parents Can Be Advocates for Their Children
Parents are often the best educational advocates for their children, especially children with a learning disability. This article offers tips to help parents champion their child.
Publisher: Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities
Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home
This guide explains ADHD, how it affects a child’s school performance, and the legal requirements for providing educational services.
Publication Date: August 2003
Publisher: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Promoting Family and School Success for Children With ADHD: Strengthening Relationships While Building Skills
This article describes a family–school intervention including program strategies for children with ADHD.
Authors: Jennifer A. Mautone, Elizabeth K. Lefler, and Thomas J. Power
Publication Date: 2011
Publisher: National Institute of Health
Providing an Appropriate Education to Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
This Eric Digest article was originally drafted by the Council for Exceptional Children. It discusses school responsibilities and federal laws affecting children with ADD.
Publisher: Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
What Teachers See: How ADHD Impacts Learning in Grade School
This is a list of characteristics a teacher may see regarding not finishing assignments, talking too much, and the inability to work well in groups.
Author: Amanda Morin