Teens with ADHD can focus better working in groups. Project Based Learning (PBL) allows them to have different ideas, share them, then turn them into innovative ideas. Uses student-driven activities to build self-esteem.
Teens with Autism are more likely to be bullied than peers. 45% of high-functioning adults with Autism report being bullied as children. Stop the cycle with these research-based strategies.
ADHD teens are known for their behavior problems. Yelling is a go-to, but is detrimental to the child. Use these 10 tips instead.
Color and Readability (Dyslexia) Research…is there a way to improve reading skills for teens? Imagine college professors going at it nose-to-nose. Is that the only way to find an answer? Maybe. Some professors are from America. The others are British. Here’s how it plays out. US yelling, “Black and white has the greatest contrast!” Swish…”It […]
The trick of the decade: Art and Technology. This is especially beneficial for teens on the autistic spectrum. Here’s how it works. Digital artists work using creative processes. Additionally, media is used to create work. Last 4-printed ceramics Digital art artists Contemporary tools Intertwined code generated Digital art is an artistic work integrated with technology. […]
Estimate: 1 in 54 children in the United States have Autism. Do “our kids” on the Autism spectrum have vocabulary problems? Maybe yes. Maybe no. It depends on how you define it. I found 3 definitions on Dictionary.com. The body of words used in a particular language. Words used on a particular occasion. The body […]
Hocus Focus (Magic to learn) Hocus Pocus –‐> Hocus Focus What is it? It’s creative learning through the arts. It’s a program for at-risk learners. Yes, students with Autism too. Magic tricks address challenges that face students with Autism. This includes behavior, linguistics, and social cognition. Autism (ASD) is a serious developmental disorder that impairs […]
ADHD and Autism: Reading and science. Important part of many professions. It’s not enough to read aloud. It`s important to understand upper-level books. Classroom strategies help students to gain knowledge. Science teachers often hold the responsibility for much of teaching reading in high school. Are they prepared? Not alone. What’s the problem? Reading is extremely […]
Teacher talks. Our ADHD kids talk back. The never-ending circle continues. What is it? Feedback. Feedback is a research-based technique that improves classroom instruction. It is an essential part of education. The question is how. Methods used for teens and young adults with ADHD integrate IEPs and 504 Plans to identify abilities and challenges. Unfortunately […]