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How to Select the Best School Accommodations for Your Child with ADHD HelpforADHD Does your child receive accommodations at school and are they helping? Many children with ADHD are eligible for a 504 Plan or IEP, which details their accommodations. But what accommodations really work for ADHD? And how do you determine if a recommended accommodation is right for your child?
How to Manage ADHD and Anxiety HelpforADHD Up to 30 percent of children with ADHD have a co-occurring anxiety disorder. Anxiety can cause children with ADHD to feel edgy, stressed out, tired, and tense. Anxiety can impact symptoms of ADHD such as causing decreased attention and concentration and resulting in more distractibility.
What You Need to Know about Students with ADHD and Anxiety HelpforADHD Up to 30 percent of children with ADHD have a co-occurring anxiety disorder. Anxiety can cause children with ADHD to feel edgy, stressed out, tired, and tense, all which can have a negative effect on their school performance. For example, students with ADHD who have difficulty paying attention might have extra anxiety when it comes to quizzes and tests over material they missed. A child who has trouble with getting started may worry about finishing assignments within a specific time frame.
Tourette Syndrome and ADHD HelpforADHD Did you know that 60 to 80 percent of children with Tourette Syndrome have ADHD? These two conditions frequently co-occur, which compounds the issues children face with medical treatment, school and home supports.