If you a parent of a child with a disability (which by federal definition includes ADHD, ADD), your child has rights to receive a Free and Apropriate Education. This sight will teach you your rights to help advocate for your child. No, the schools don't automatically do what is right for your child. You have to educate yourself and advocate.
Is your child having a difficult time learning multiplication facts?
This is great - it is difficult to try and fully explain the special education process to parents and regular Ed teachers. It is complicated and full of red tape not to mention mentally exhausting - and each state/ county may interpret the law differently for their own school districts... This site developed by a fellow school psychologist just about sums it up! Thanks for making my job easier!
Mom of ADHD child reviews our My Growing Up Reward Chart: Most ADHD experts and physicians will tell you, the moment your child is diagnosed with ADHD, to start using a behavioral reward system of some sort. There’s the token system where your child earns tokens for good behavior and then can “buy” privileges. I have tried many, many iterations of a behavioral reward system in our house since my son, Luke, was diagnosed with ADHD in late 2008. None with any success… until now...