Your child is going back to school. This can be a stressful time of year for any parent. The summer is over, and you have to get situated for the new school year. However, for a parent who has a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, the stress level of the parent and the child can be double. This article will describe ways to decrease the stress level of both the parent and the child.
Order Two Sets Of Textbooks
It is the first week school, and your child has returned home from school. Your child opens up the backpack and realizes that the textbook is missing. Being forgetful in daily tasks is a common symptom in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The question remains how do you solve this problem. According to additudemag.com, it is recommended to double up on textbooks. Therefore, you as a parent will not have to make that extra trip to the school to pick up the book. Also, your child will not have to make that embarrassing trip to the school to pick up the textbook and run into the teacher. Request another textbook from your child’s teacher.
Make Sure To Have Your Child Write Down All Homework Assignments
In addition to ordering two sets of textbooks, another important way to decrease stress for both the parent of the child who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the child who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is to write down all homework assignments in a planner. Have your child write down all homework assignments, even if your child believes he or she can remember them at the end of the school day. Chances are a majority of your child’s teachers are going to give homework assignments throughout the day. By having your child write down his or her homework assignments, you and your child will have less stress after school, while sitting down and working on homework assignments together, during the evening hours.
School does not have to be a stressful process for you as a parent or your child, even if your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Consider trying these two strategies, ordering two textbooks as well as making sure to have your child write down all homework assignments, to decrease the stress levels in both you as a parent with a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and your child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.