Why Is My Child Having Trouble in School?—ADHD Toolkit

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How ADHD Symptoms Can Interfere With School

It is very common for children with ADHD to have difficulties in school. These problems can occur for several reasons.

Typical School Performance Difficulties Associated With ADHD

What You Can Do Personally to Help

There are many different ways that a parent's participation can make a difference in a child's school experience, including

Derived from Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD and material developed by Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH, San Diego ADHD Project.

The recommendations in this resource do not indicate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate. Original resource included as part of Caring for Children With ADHD: A Practical Resource Toolkit for Clinicians, 3rd Edition.

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