For parents of children with ADHD or Learning Disabilities
Many parents of children with ADHD or learning disabilities are confused as to how they can help their children learn at home. They need to learn how to delicately balance between providing too much or too little assistance for their children. Usually, the first step is to understand the difficulties that your child is facing and how they might impact them. The next step is to encourage your child to focus on their strengths to build self-esteem and to help them become an integral part of the family.
Parents of children with ADHD or learning disabilities should also understand that a child’s needs changes with age and with expectations at school and in other social settings. However, early childhood years are especially important because learning happens very quickly during these years. Much of the learning during this time occurs informally as parents teach them at home by encouraging them to notice and label things and guide them towards appropriate behaviours and manners.
In this section parents of children with ADHD or learning disabilities can find educational strategies for helping children with a disability learn at home. This section also talks about how parents can find the right school for their children and work in collaboration with school to help children thrive.