Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Children with ADHD need support beginning and following through a task. These children need a structured environment that indirectly assists them to focus and stay on track. As well these students need to sit in front of the class due to their attention span. These students need clear expectations and directions when beginning a task; otherwise they will give up mid way. It is crucial when planning to allow the students to move around as many of these types of student’s are bodily kinaesthetic learners. They work well when positive reinforcement is used. Many of these students enjoy doing dramatically presentations and enjoy working in a group. The key is to collaborative with parents and use them as a resource, and provide them with developmental and academic resources for their child. Overall theses child will excel if there is consistency and routines established in the classroom, as this would minimize any behaviour from occurring.

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