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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 […]

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How Teachers Teach Matters, Especially with ADHD

It goes without saying:  Students with ADHD have challenges beyond paying attention.  Teacher-directed, student-centered strategies create an environment for academic success.  Increasing involvement and responsibility for learning is key. ADHD is a disability that impacts physical, mental, and emotional components of an affected person.  ADHD in teens and young adults is further impacted in academics, […]