The Middle School Years –Transitions, Turmoil and Teenagers Who Struggle

The middle school years are often challenging for students with ADHD and can be especially difficult for those who possess weak Executive Function skills. As students enter middle school, the structure and teacher-centered supports that existed during the elementary school years, and often served to keep children afloat, suddenly disappear. This transition can be quite overwhelming and fraught with a myriad of stressful challenges for both parent and child. For students with ADHD, academic and social problems have a tendency … Read more