Nearly two-thirds of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) end up changing schools at some point in their education due to inflexible curriculum, behavior challenges, anxiety, or many other factors weighed by families examining education options, according to an ADDitude survey.
Usually, it’s easy to see what’s not working — and it’s much harder to identify the best alternative schooling option for a child’s academic and social needs.Is public school, beholden to the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), the best way forward?
Or a private school that offers more hands-on or project-based learning opportunities? What about homeschooling? How can you tell if a specific type of school will deliver what a child needs most?Choosing a school should follow a rigorous process of weighing several important factors, from your child’s learning needs to your family’s values, expectations, and resources.Read more on additudemag.com