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Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have difficulty in school, because their symptoms-inattention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity-get in the way of learning.
Success in school is important for the development of healthy self-esteem and confidence.
You can help your child succeed in school by:
You can help your child have the greatest chance of success in school by educating yourself, building relationships, maintaining open communication, working with your child, and keeping good records. Preschool or kindergarten is the best time to start using these techniques. But it is never too late to help a child improve his or her school performance.
Learning as much as you can about ADHD and your child's education rights will help you work with the school system more effectively.
A positive relationship with teachers and other school personnel will improve your child's chances of being successful in school.
Open communication with your child's teacher can help resolve problems that may occur throughout the school year. The following are suggestions for working and communicating with your child's teacher:
Health and school records can help monitor your child's academic and behavioral progress as well as help identify when treatment adjustments are needed. You should keep and update the following records:
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of:
December 7, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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