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How should I organize a calendar or planner for a child with ADHD?

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Write all of the activities your child has planned on one big calendar. Include things like after-school clubs, sports, music lessons, and regular play dates. Add special projects and tests as they come up. Leave room in each day for homework, plus some time to relax and have fun.

Let her help design the schedule, so she feels a sense of control and ownership. Go over the schedule each day until she understands the routine.

From: Back to School With ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "ADHD."

"Start the School Year Right," , CHADD, August 2008. Attention

"Starting the School Year Right," , CHADD, August 2006. Attention

NIMH: "What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?"

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "ADHD."

"Start the School Year Right," , CHADD, August 2008. Attention

"Starting the School Year Right," , CHADD, August 2006. Attention

NIMH: "What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?"

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 11, 2017

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