After completing a written contract about expected goals in this area, your son needs to be rewarded in some manner for copying down the homework. Start with a relatively easy goal (e.g., three out of five days during the week, then four out of five, and finally five out of five days). The teacher (or your son) can engage the help of a "homework buddy" to remind him initially about copying the assignment. Over time, these reminders should be phased out and your child should be expected to complete this task independently. For more ideas about how to tackle the homework blues, have a look at Harvey C. Parker's book, Problem Solver Guide for Students with ADHD or Sandra Rief's How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children: Practical Techniques, Strategies for Helping Children with Attention Problems and Hyperactivity.
ADHD and Homework Organization
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