Summer school can pose a huge challenge to kids with ADHD. Back when Lee was a teenager and considered it, the thought of fitting a semester’s worth of learning into just a few weeks seemed like a recipe for failure. But, the trade-off of one less class in ninth grade won the day, although that meant accepting help from me, not easy for my headstrong, independent kid. In this blog I wrote for ADDitude magazine when Lee was about to start high school, we find the unexpected rewards of summer school’s challenge.

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