How do you help forgetfullness? My 7 year old difficult child with a diagnosis of severe ADHD is very forgetfull. Her memory is awful! She is taking Nordic Naturals Omega 3 fish oil (with high DHA) and thats it. This is her 2nd week on it. We have taken her off of focalin. It just wasn't working and it was her 4th medication. Poor thing, she tries very hard but everything everyday she forgets to do it. I have asked her to brush teeth, and I eventually have to walk with her to the bathroom to see that she starts to do so and that way I know its done. Once she gets started doing it, i know she will complete it. Asking her to do 2 things is way out of her league, she will forget both. She frequently forgets how to spell words and she will get upset because she says she doesn't know how to spell it. Things as easy as (they, home, get etc) its like she has to use her brain and she gets so upset because she is being forced to use it. She does have an IEP at school, resource class, and she has recently been moved back to 1st grade. Do any of you have any suggestions? I feel so sorry for my difficult child, and its hurts to see her struggle as all of you know what I am talking about! "We have to be the backbone for our children, if we as parents don't, who will?"