Amanda Morin worked as a classroom teacher and as an early intervention specialist for 10 years.
She is the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.
But, for the most part, there are good reasons for homework.
According to the National Education Association (NEA), teachers shouldn’t give homework There’s a limit to how much time your child needs to spend on homework.
When kids have difficulties with reading, writing, math, focus or organization, homework can take longer.
But keeping up shouldn’t mean they have to spend their time on homework or lose sleep to finish.
As you work through homework challenges, you may wonder why your child has homework—and so much of it.
To help, here are answers to a few common questions about homework for kids with learning and attention issues.
Learn more strategies to help kids with learning and attention issues manage specific homework challenges.
And check out homework station ideas from the Understood Community.