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Simple Classroom Accommodations for ADHD


Have one or more children with ADHD in your class? A few simple accommodations can go a long way in not just helping the child cope better in the classroom, but also create an atmosphere of camaraderie amongst students and make classroom management easier. Below are a few accommodations that can be made to ease the school routine for a child with ADHD: Seating Place the child in your direct line of vision. This will help you keep an eye on the child, and also help the child with ADHD focus better, knowing that the teacher is right there. Also make sure the child sits as far away from doors, windows or any other distractions as possible. Allow for More Time Due to their fluctuating attention span, students with ADHD will often work slowly or need more time to complete their tasks. Allow for this wherever you can. Help the…