Forgetfulness: People with ADHD seem to forget things all the time. Books, homework, exams and rules are just a few examples. However, forgetting is not the problem. Rather, people with ADHD often move from one idea to the next so quickly that they never really remembered the information in the first place.
* To do’s: try not to get mad or frustrated. Multi sensory approaches can be very helpful. Use your words; write it down, use pictures, assignment pads and communication logs to ensure that the information is provided in as many different formats as possible. Each type of communication will increase the likelihood of follow through.