For some of you summer is here, and for others, it is fast approaching. With summer comes joy, freedom, and fun for the children, and additional responsibility, planning, and maybe even apprehension for the parents. What are the children going to do all summer?
Will they maintain their academic skills? Will they just lie around and watch too much YouTube? Here are some tips for planning a fun AND fruitful summer:
Summer can present challenges for parents of children with ADHD, as lack of structure can lead to more impulsivity and dysregulation. The key is to not overschedule your child but to create set guidelines and routines and clearly communicate those with your child at the beginning of the summer. Once everyone knows what to expect, your summer can run smoothly from the get-go.
Blogger Stephanie Dunne, Ed.S., is the Center Director at Springer School and Center. Prior to coming to Springer, Stephanie practiced as a school psychologist in public and private schools for ten years. If you have questions, please contact Director of Learning Programs Carmen Mendoza at .