Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

Guidance for Uncertain Times: When Kids Attend School from Home—Tips for Parents, featuring Ann Dolin, MEd (ADHD 365 Podcast)

May 4, 2020

Podcast Transcript:  

Are you a parent now faced with supervising while your child with ADHD attends schooling from home? We know that COVID-19 has caused households to reprioritize family life. It’s no longer business as usual. You, like many other parents, are balancing work, home, and your child’s remote learning. This “new normal” comes with numerous challenges and requires patience, preparation, and structure. You need strategies that will make managing your child’s learning at home less stressful and overwhelming.  
In the latest ADHD 365 podcast, Ann Dolin, MEd offers expert advice on creating a framework for an ADHD-friendly learning environment. She provides tools that increase your child’s self-sufficiency and suggests communication techniques for discussing concerns about schoolwork.  

Ann Dolin, MEd: 
Ann Dolin, MEd is the President and Director of Educational Connections. She holds a BA in Child Psychology/Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Special Education, with a concentration in Learning Disabilities, from Boston College.  

Learning Objectives: 
1. Learn strategies parents can use to help their kids with schooling at home.  
2. Learn how to collaborate and talk with children about their schoolwork.  
3. Learn how to implement accommodations if the child has a 504 or IEP plan.  
4. Get suggestions for taking breaks, handling distractions, and maintaining motivation.  
5. Learn strategies for parents who work at home while their children attend school from home.

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