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7 Comprehensive Resources for Organizing Adults With ADHD

A Mind Map, created in PowerPoint, that works as a poster or as a mini presentation that could be used as part of staff training or to build awareness. This list of difficulties is not exhaustive but is a flavour of some of the issues that can affect students with ADHD.

A presentation and poster explaining what inclusion is/should be in the classroom or school environment. This is full of simplified statements and could be expanded upon for awareness or staff training purposes.

Quiet Critters They live in a soundproof jar & only come out when it's quiet. Loud noises hurt their ears, but whispering is ok They love to sit on students' desks & watch & learn from the students. If the student is too loud, they get moved to the other side of their desk. If they continue to be loud they go back into their jar. At the end of the quiet lesson whoever still has a Quiet Critter on their desk can have points, a sticker or whatever incentives you have in the room.

from Cult of Pedagogy

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share: Click the image above to go to our 16-minute podcast about the benefits of this strategy and some tips for making the most of it.

Autism Tank: New Work Tasks. Another post with some great work tasks you can easily set up to encourage your students to work independently. Perfect for our special needs learners. By providing a wide variety of tasks, you can help decrease problem behaviors. See all these great tasks at: http://autismtank.blogspot.com/2014/03/new-work-tasks.html?m=1

A poster, showing some of the difficulties pupils with ODD may face. The list of difficulties is not exhaustive but is a flavour of some of the issues. Based on our popular mind map presentation.

Take a picture of the kids as if they’re reading – print out and cut out the outline of the child. Children design their own book covers which are stapled to their pictures to look 3D on a display – looks like the children are reading their books!