I don’t think there are many kids who look forward to the start of school. And I think that almost all parents and kids will struggle through the first part of September, trying to get used to getting up early and getting back into the school routine. For kids with Attention Deficit Disorder, though, the struggle is likely to be more difficult. The reason for that can be summed up in one word: transitions.

People with ADD can have a hard time transitioning from one thing to another for a few different reasons:

There are a few things that you can do to help ease transitions, although there are some times when nothing will help but to get through it. Here are some suggestions:

Well, those are my suggestions for handling transitions, ADD style. Be prepared and keep your cool, and you’ll do just fine.

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