Parenting

9 Ways To Help Kids Cope With ADHD While School Is At Home

The transition from the classroom to the kitchen table has been especially hard for kids like mine who have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), characterized by symptoms of often being distracted, impulsive, and restless. I asked medical experts and parents of kids with ADHD for any useful tips that might help with managing ADHD at home. Keep tapping to learn more.

Establish A Routine

For children with ADHD, predictability can be their best friend. When setting expectations in your home, try creating a simple routine for the day that your child can follow from morning wake-up to end of school. Include steps that are direct and easy to follow such as “brush teeth” and “sign in to class,” and post the steps in a prominent place (like on the bathroom mirror or by their workspace) so your child can easily reference them.