Comprehensive treatment for ADHD and Dyspraxia consist of 1. Parent’s involvement – education for family on ADHD and Dyslexia
, linking family to community resource, and support group for family; 2. Medication/CNS stimulants - Methylphenidate (Ritalin); 3. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral interventions – Classroom management (teacher-administered behavioral treatments) by classroom teacher, AND Positive reinforcement by teacher and parents; 4. Parent Training (Behavioral parent management) includes 1) Educate the parents about ADHD, 2) develop a list of specific target behaviors. 3) develop a reward system. 4) implement the reward system. 5) involve teacher through the daily report card. 6) teach the family to generalize the procedures to out-of-home situations.
You can continue to help his develop attention, organization,
and task completion skills. It is going to be an ongoing effort and development of system and routines.
You may also clear away distractions.
You may use a reward system to reinforce his good performance. Importantly, he has to understand the reward system and be motivated to do so.
I know it may be time consuming, but you may have to repeat instruction and direction for him twice or three times... Just be patient and supportive.
You may also check resources at
National Resource Center on AD/HD.