The InsideADHD Toolkit: Grades 6 - 8
These tools are designed to be used by parents of middle school students.
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Parents should use this Behavior Contract with their child as a short-term tool to target a specific problem behavior and to agree upon behavior goals.
This tool is meant to be used by your child’s teacher to track his or her classroom behavior during the course of a week.
A Contacts List provides a single place for keeping the names and numbers of all of the people involved in your child’s ADHD care.
The Homework Log allows your child to remember not just his or her homework assignments for each day, but also the materials required to complete them, their due dates, and checkboxes to indicate whether they have been turned in.
The Homework Self-Evaluation helps your child develop a greater awareness of the work habits that lead to homework success.
Use this tool to take notes during the first time you meet with your child’s teacher.
The Medical Appointment Organizer is to be used by a parent or guardian in preparation for a child's clinical appointment. It is also a very useful tool to take notes during the visit.
Parents should use this tool to speak with their children about their medication. Having your child sign a Medication Contract provides a good reminder of how to safely and responsibly take medication.
If your child has been prescribed medication for ADHD, this tool helps you keeps a day-to-day record of the impact of medication on your child, and can help your child's health care provider see whether or not the medication is having its intended impact.
Use this tool to take notes whenever you meet or speak with your child's teacher.
A Release of Information form grants authority to your child's health care providers to share certain health information with your child's school.
Use this sample letter to guide you when writing an introductory letter to your child’s school nurse, informing them of your child’s ADHD and medication requirements.
Use this sample letter to guide you when writing an introductory letter to your child’s teacher, informing them of your child’s ADHD and medication requirements.
This tool serves as a handy timeline and checklist to keep track of the things you and your child can prepare for to have a smooth transition into high school.
The Weekday Planner can help your child keep a checklist of the day's activities, helping to establish a sense of routine throughout the day.