Classroom strategies for ADHD students

December 29, 2015 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

The Ontario College of Teachers has released the December 2015 issue of Professionally Speaking, and one  article written by John Hoffman is titled ADHD Now.  This articles offers classroom strategies based on cognitive skills and not behavioral issues.

Supporting Executive Functions:

  • minimize distractions
  • increase physical activities
  • reduce stress and anxiety
  • use timers

Supporting Cognitive Load (level of demand that mental activities place on working memory)

  • implement scaffolding
  • chunking
  • modify instructions
  • use visual aids

Check it out, and remember the Professional Library has scads of teacher resources to support Autism Spectrum students in the classrooms

 

 

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