- Psychological Issues
A multidisciplinary team consisting of the parent, a classroom teacher, special education teachers, and others will meet to determine your child’s eligibility for special education services. If your child is attending a private school, a similar team should meet to develop an academic plan and special services. The team should determine a plan that spells out your child’s unique educational goals and ways to meet them in the “least restrictive environment.” Some helpful hints:
Sometimes special education isn’t the best choice for your child. Talk to friends and call local ADHD support groups for referrals to the appropriate schools and teachers.