My oldest has pretty severe ADHD, which is making middle school really rough. We’ve worked on scaffolding. She has checklists for the morning and night. We have check in meetings where I ask her about upcoming assignments. She also takes medication. But I’ve stepped back a lot because I feel like 6th grade is a time where she needs to start taking responsibility and figuring out things for herself. It’s a good time to fail.
But it’s so hard! She’s working on a project right now, and there
This is the military perspective as well. Parental calls re:pay, housing, vacations, etc. will earn you a talking to from a superior and a lot of snickering from peers.