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Teenager has problems finishing homework. Any advise?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Patterns matter

Is this a new issue or a longstanding pattern? What is getting in the way of finishing homework? If this is new, talk with teen and set up clear expectations and consequences.
If it's longstanding, then professional evaluation and help may be needed. Start with the school; they should have resources at no extra cost to you to look into the problem.

In brief: Patterns matter

Is this a new issue or a longstanding pattern? What is getting in the way of finishing homework? If this is new, talk with teen and set up clear expectations and consequences.
If it's longstanding, then professional evaluation and help may be needed. Start with the school; they should have resources at no extra cost to you to look into the problem.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Distractions?

Set up time periods for homework.
Give him breaks every 20-30 minutes. Has this been a pattern from earlier years? He may have some learning problem (add?) may want to talk with your M.D.

In brief: Distractions?

Set up time periods for homework.
Give him breaks every 20-30 minutes. Has this been a pattern from earlier years? He may have some learning problem (add?) may want to talk with your M.D.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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