Academic coaching is a powerful tool to help students with ADHD & LD
Why does Academic Coaching work for students who have ADHD and / or LD?
Students with ADHD often...
Makes time physical
Makes motivation external
Creates systems of accountability
Enables students & parents to get on the same page
Meet Dr. Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults:
Academic Coaching is a support system that incorporates doing, following through, accountability, expectation and motivation. It uses a whole family approach to ensure that students and parents are on the same page, are implementing the strategies together,
Coaches act as advocates, helping students identify strategies to stay organized and on track, utilize their time well, make good choices and develop healthy routines.