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What can I do to make sure my child with ADHD is comfortable in a new school?

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Ask the guidance counselor to take you and your child on a tour of the new school. Meet with teachers, the principal, the nurse, and anyone else your child will see daily. Walk through the whole school day with your child so he knows where he needs to go and when.

Advance planning and practice, along with familiar routines at home, will help you both get used to this change.

From: Back to School With ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

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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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