Homeschooling Kids with Adhd- How to Keep Their Attention

Are you homeschooling a kiddo with ADHD and struggling to keep their attention?

Then you realize how tough it can be. Trying to keep their attention while making sure they’re learning to their full potential is incredibly challenging, to say the least. Personally, as a homeschool mom to a son with ADHD, I feel like I’m constantly trying to keep him on task, keep his attention towards his homeschooling, and the list seems like a million miles long! I mean how many times do I have to tell him that he needs to get his work done before the end of the day? Am I talking to a brick wall?

Over the years, I’ve discovered quite a few things that help when it comes to homeschooling and boy it makes a huge difference! Here are some things that have been lifesavers to keep attention when homeschooling an ADHD child.

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How ADHD Impacts Social Skills & Easy, Practical Tips

Do you have an ADHD child and find they need help socially?

Especially the importance of having social skills?  Explaining to children with ADHD what personal space is, talking out of turn, making & keeping friends? Well, ladies & gents, you’re definitely not the only ones. It is so hard explaining and teaching them social skills in enough time that holds their attention. My son has ADHD and it’s definitely been a challenge teaching and showing him the importance of having social skills.

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The Special Needs bundle you CANNOT afford to miss!

Guess what is the number 1 seller this year at BYB2018?

UPDATE! The bundle is coming back for a super short flash sale! Go sign up for a notification for when it starts!

Technically, it’s the mystery bundle. That tells me you are curious folks!  However, of the bundles into which people can look  BEFORE they buy, guess which of THOSE bundles are number 1?… the Special Needs Bundle!

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Friday Freebie: Making Faces

Making Faces sample worksheets

Today’s Friday Freebie is a sample version of my newest 35-page printable packet Making Faces.  Making faces is a printable set of worksheets whose aim is to help children manage and identify emotions in themselves and in others.

 

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Teaching Life Skills & Self-Care for Special Needs Kids

So let’s talk about chores and self-care for special needs kids

Are you making self-care for special needs kids a priority?  I know not all of us have kids whose special needs enable them to do everything for themselves.  I’m definitely Not saying that every kid should do everything for themselves, by themselves.  But stop for a minute and ask yourself, truly, are you allowing them to work up to the best of their abilities?  I remember the first time an Early Interventionist called me out.  I definitely thought I wasn’t doing too much for my son, but I totally was.

Teaching life skills and self-care for special needs kids is an important part of our role as homeschooling parents.

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