This series is all about homeschooling a child with ADHD. Today, we are discussing 7 of our best tips for motivating a child with ADHD.
Parenting and homeschooling a child with ADHD has its own unique set of circumstances. One issue that frequently arises for kiddos with ADHD is a seeming lack of motivation.
When you are homeschooling a child with ADHD, too often it can seem that they are “lazy” and “avoidant.” The reality is their brain is wired differently for motivation. You can harness your child’s natural tendencies to help them learn and develop coping skills within your homeschool.
Colleen and Shawna discuss the following seven helpful tips in this episode.
7 Tips For Motivating Your Child With ADHD
- Maintain structure in your day.
- Use both verbal and visual cues
- Add movement and activity to learning
- Be sure you have your child’s attention before giving direction
- Provide single step instructions only
- Take frequent breaks
- Set expectations up front, especially for transitions.
You’ll find in-depth discussions and practical examples of each of these in today’s show.
Raising Lifelong Learners Podcast #148: Motivating Your Child With ADHD – 7 Tips For Your Homeschool
We continue our series all about homeschooling a child with ADHD. Today, Shawna Wingert joins Colleen to share 7 tips for motivating your child with ADHD.
Links And Resources From Today’s Show:
- SPONSOR: CTC Math
- SPONSOR: The Waldock Way – Coupon Code RLL15 for 15% off
- RLL 146: Everything You Need To Homeschool A Child With ADHD
- RLL 147: Homeschooling Tips For Wiggly Kids
- Shawna’s Site, Different By Design Learning
- The Best Homeschool Schedule For A Child With ADHD
- RLL #105: Parenting ADHD and Autism with Penny Williams
- Psychomotor Overexcitabilities: Helping Your Child Thrive
- RLL 20: Helping Your Kiddo with Executive Function Skills Struggles | A Listener Question
- Homeschool Planning For Kids: Helping Your Child Get Organized
- The Best Advice I Can Give You: Become A Student Of Your Child
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