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504 Plans in High School in College

Section 504 provides a blueprint for how students with disabilities accesses learning.  It is part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  This federal civil rights law seeks to stop discrimination.  It mandates equal access and opportunity.  It is the most common educational support for students with ADHD. In elementary and secondary education, schools are required […]

15 Assistive Technologies for ADHD in HS/College and Workplace

  People with ADHD are characterized by impulsivity, inattention, hyperactivity and distraction.  Cognitive issues further impact personal, school, and work activities.  Assistive technology (AT) is designed to level the playing field by working around challenges. Behavior Reading Writing Organization Learning Assistive technology is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is […]

Gifted/Talented and ADHD:  The Dynamic Duo

“Our kids” with ADHD are special gifts.  It might be more…they may be gifted.  How can you tell? Being gifted can be somewhat unclear, especially for students with ADHD.  Confusing and contradictory information can be misconstrued.  Delayed diagnosis further complicates the situation. The term “gifted and talented” is used when students give evidence of high […]