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How can teachers create a more comfortable learning environment for kids with ADHD?

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It may be helpful for teachers to:  

• Say and write down instructions. Make them clear.   • Ask someone in the class to repeat the directions.   • Use a timer to help with transitions and organization. • Speak when the child pays attention.   • Set clear rules of behavior and consequences for breaking the rules.   • Start a program that rewards appropriate behavior. • Seat the child near a good role model or near the teacher.   • Use a nonverbal cue to get the child’s attention. •Set a routine so the child knows what to expect. 







From: Tips for Teaching Kids With ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

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National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2018

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National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2018

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