Parents of ADHD Teens and Young Adults
Advice for son who struggles with the details
So, after being out of school for 2 years then tanking a whole year, my 23 took two on-line courses. The usual happened again: overlooks details and loses critical points on missed assignments. He is so tired of making same mistake but doesn’t seem to know how to prevent. Do I stay out of it and let it bother him enough so he puts more effort into making sure he has all the bases covered or what? The kid had an A in calculus only to discover on the last day of class that he lost 50 of 450 points due to missed assignments. Never saw them at all! To be fair, there was no syllabus, but I’m not sure how hard he looked at the on-line class website.
He gets so easily discouraged and he’s had a lot of failures so to lose points due to missed assignments as opposed to not understanding is tough to watch. Any advice would be much appreciated. He may be open to some help as he recognizes this is a serious weakness for him.
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