Should students be placed in classes based on similar abilities? Low-level math? On-grade-level biology? What are the odds that same student can be in AP Physics? Now try it again, only add students with ADHD. Not likely, but it does happen. Here’s how. Students with ADHD have a smaller chance of being successful in […]
Bullying a problem? For sure! The U.S. Department of Education has placed it as one of its important issues for the decade. Research proceeds. It’s especially important for students with ADHD. As targets. As bullies too. The numbers don’t lie. Students with ADHD are 10 times as likely to be bullied. On the other hand, […]
All learners have different skills and needs. This is especially true for teens and young adults with ADHD. Addressing them as individuals is the best way to bring about academic success. Differentiated instruction (DI) is a framework; a philosophy that provides each student with individualized avenues of learning. The innovation is that the processes address […]
More students with ADHD are entering inclusive classrooms with their non-disabled peers. Is instruction better? Are they learning more to prepare them for the real world? Here are tips to improve outcomes.
Ask yourself about ADHD: Cure disorganization? Trouble getting out the door? No chance completing school/work tasks? It’s all about having good habits. The symptoms of ADHD can be tied to brain wiring. Incompatible activities can make it inconvenient to follow. Combinations of tasks cause a delay in the beginning. It’s difficult to maintain forward progress. […]
Children with ADHD: What do we think of? Getting into trouble. Neverending hyperactivity. Ongoing inattentiveness. Childhood symptoms of ADHD are often identified by those things. Add poor grades and bad behavior and you have most people’s picture of how things go. The question is, “Do things ever get better? Perhaps, with age. Until the […]
Teens and adults with ADHD often struggle getting along with others. This is true whether at school, home, or in the workplace. While symptoms can but in, their reactions can be improved with specific strategies.
Doing poorly academically? Behavior problems? In danger of failing socially? Your child with ADHD may qualify for an IEP (Individualized Education Program). Federal laws provide for services for students with disabilities in public schools. Students with ADHD can be eligible under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). […]