This handout provides a definition of inattention in easy-to-understand language, as well as information about what inattention looks like, why it matters, and most importantly, accessible ideas for how parents can help their child who struggles with inattention. The Understanding ADHD series is a powerful resource to empower educators and parents with the knowledge they need to help students who have been diagnosed with ADHD. 11% of children ages 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, making it critical that educators and parents are well informed about the educational implications of the disorder.*
The Understanding ADHD Series is designed to provide parents with specific information that they can use to help their child develop in an area of weakness. The Understanding ADHD Series is the perfect handout for parent-teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or in the context of I&RS or RTI meetings. The Understanding ADHD Series provides answers to questions parents are asking and unites teachers and families as partners in education- because in a perfect world, that's how it should be!
This download is for the one-page Understanding ADHD: Inattention Handout
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*This handout is a resource designed for educators and DOES NOT include any reference to pharmacological (medication) treatment of ADHD. ADHD can only be diagnosed by healthcare professionals. As a resource designed for educators, all information contained within the Understanding ADHD series is focused on addressing observable behaviors common among in children diagnosed with ADHD.