U.S. Health Care Professionals

ADHD at School and Work

The symptoms of ADHD can present many challenges for the school-age child as well as the adult in the workplace. Each individual with ADHD faces a unique set of challenges.1 Select a topic to explore.

Managing ADHD at School

Describes strategies that parents and caregivers may consider to address school-related matters in children with ADHD. Includes links to a variety of school-focused tools and resources.


Managing ADHD at Work

Presents some approaches that may help the adult with ADHD who has challenges in the workplace.



  1. National Resource Center on AD/HD. What We Know #16: Succeeding in the Workplace. Landover, MD: National Resource Center on AD/HD. 2003. http://www.help4adhd.org/en/living/ workplace/WWK16. Accessed April 2016.