School Strategies for ADHD

by Nikki Rosen-Lieberman, Ms., OTR, The Abilities Center, West Bloomfield, Michigan To ensure that your child gets off to a good start in the first days back at school, now is a great time to set up some new strategies. The rhythm of a child’s day starts at home, so take a close look at how your child’s day and your family’s day begin. These ideas may be helpful for school strategies for ADHD.  1) Know your child. Analyzing your child’s personality will help you develop a successful morning routine. Does your child have a hard time getting up in the morning? A few minutes for a short back rub, snuggle time, or maybe a song will payoff in the long run. This bit of attention may help the child be more alert and ready to handle morning tasks such as getting dressed and brushing teeth. Or perhaps your child is up and running, raring to go. This one may need…