ADHD- We Can Help!
We have tutors who are experienced in helping children with ADHD.
What is ADHD?
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often face unique challenges in their academic and personal lives. While not classified as a learning disability, ADHD can significantly impair a student's learning abilities, as the combination of poor executive control, impaired working memory, and inattention hinders the encoding, memory formation, and recall processes in the brain, leading to poor academic performance and learning challenges.
One of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, or be overly active.
There are 3 subtypes of ADHD:
Signs of ADHD
Fail to pay close attention to details or make careless mistakes in schoolwork
Have trouble staying focused to tasks
Appear not to listen
Difficulty following through on instructions/ fail to finish school work or chores
Trouble organizing tasks/activities
Avoid/dislike tasks that require focused mental effort, such as homework
Lose items needed for activities
Forget to do daily activities
Hyperactivity & Impulsivity:
Fidgets with or taps his hands/feet, squirms in seat
Difficulty staying seated in the classroom
Be on the go, constant motion
Run around or climb in situations where it isn’t appropriate
Trouble playing or doing quiet activity
Blurts out answers
Difficulty waiting for their turn
Interrupt or intrude on other’s conversations/games/activities.
How to help at home?
Promote Good Sleep Habits
Make exercise & healthy diet a priority
Benefits of tutoring for ADHD?
Tutoring plays a vital roll in supporting students with ADHD in their academic journey. Our educational coaches can customize their teaching methods and strategies to address a student’s specific needs. They can also foster a supportive and non judgmental learning environment that encourages self-awareness, self-advocacy, and self-efficacy.