How can teachers support students with ADHD?
Because students with ADHD are susceptible to distractions, seat the student close to the teacher. Make sure he or she is seated away from easy distractions, such as doors, windows, cubby areas or pencil sharpeners. Give the student frequent and immediate feedback or consequences about behaviors.
How can I work with ADHD?
Try these tips for working with ADD/ADHD:
- Avoid Multitasking to Stay Focused.
- Break Down the Day Into Small Blocks of Time to Work on Tasks.
- Break Down the Work Into Smaller, More Manageable Chunks.
- Use a Timer.
- Use Visual Reminders.
- Connect With Positive Coworkers.
How can schools help students with ADHD?
Seat the child with ADHD away from doors and windows. Put pets in another room or a corner while the student is working. Alternate seated activities with those that allow the child to move their body around the room. Whenever possible, incorporate physical movement into lessons.