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How will organization help my teen or tween with ADHD with time management skills?

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Clear the clutter off your teen's workspace so there's room to organize homework and space to study. It's hard for kids to get anything done when their desk is covered in a messy pile of papers.

Have organizers and storage bins handy to keep papers, pencils, and other desk accessories in their proper places. Once you show your child how to organize things, tell him you expect him to keep it organized. Schedule time to put things away -- not just in the work space, but in his room as well.

SOURCES:

Women's and Children's Health Network: "ADD and ADHD -- how to manage them."

Silver, L. , Random House Digital, 2006. The Misunderstood Child, Fourth Edition

Young, S. , John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)."

Selikowitz, M. , Oxford University Press, 2009. ADHD

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

SOURCES:

Women's and Children's Health Network: "ADD and ADHD -- how to manage them."

Silver, L. , Random House Digital, 2006. The Misunderstood Child, Fourth Edition

Young, S. , John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)."

Selikowitz, M. , Oxford University Press, 2009. ADHD

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

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