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What can teachers do to help a child with ADHD?

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Teachers may: • Use praise  • Give a small child a calming object to hold quietly while paying attention to the lesson • Provide a different location for taking quizzes and tests   • Move your child's desk closer to the front of the room  • Give them more time to take tests   • Adjust their homework assignments   







SOURCES:

CDC: "Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)," “My Child Has Been Diagnosed with ADHD - Now What?”

Healthy Children: “Behavior Therapy for Children with ADHD.”

U.S. Department of Education: “Teaching Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Instructional Strategies and Practices.”

Society of Clinical and Adolescent Psychiatry: “Behavior Therapy for ADHD.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 23, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: "Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)," “My Child Has Been Diagnosed with ADHD - Now What?”

Healthy Children: “Behavior Therapy for Children with ADHD.”

U.S. Department of Education: “Teaching Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Instructional Strategies and Practices.”

Society of Clinical and Adolescent Psychiatry: “Behavior Therapy for ADHD.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 23, 2018

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