background preloader


Facebook Twitter

Instructional Strategies - ADD/ADHD: Disabilities Services: Retention and Student Success. Instructional Strategies - ADD/ADHD There is a range of inclusive teaching strategies that can assist all students to learn but there are some specific strategies that are useful in teaching a group which includes students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder.

Instructional Strategies - ADD/ADHD: Disabilities Services: Retention and Student Success

In considering alternative forms of assessment, equal opportunity, not a guaranteed outcome, is the objective. You are not expected to lower standards to accommodate students with a disability, but rather are required to give them a reasonable opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned. First Day Include a statement in your course syllabus regarding accommodation issues for students with disabilities. Lectures and Other Teaching Sessions. Zen for ADD , ADHD. LD OnLine: The world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD. ADHD As A Difference In Cognition, Not A Disorder: Stephen Tonti at TEDxCMU.

Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. Brain-training Technology [17:42] Myndlift: An Israeli app being developed to treat ADHD. Aziz Kaddan and Anas Abu Mukh were just 19 years old when they first thought of founding their start-up - an app to treat ADHD in children and adults.

Myndlift: An Israeli app being developed to treat ADHD

They are both young, 21 years old, but the fact that they had nearly all the requisite tools to found the start-up made the decision much easier. The two grew up together in Baqa al-Gharbiya near Hadera, and together participated in a program for gifted students through which they began working towards an undergraduate degree in computer science at Haifa University when they were just 16 years old. The fact that Kaddan’s father is a neurologist (“Dad wanted me to be a doctor too"), and his brothers have ADHD, provided the requisite goal, direction, and knowledge.

“When we completed our degree studies, we worked a little as developers at high-tech companies, but after just a few months, we got sick of it and said ‘Enough,’” explains Kaddan. “We understood that it was not challenging enough. The app appears to be just a nice little game. Designing for ADHD: in search of guidelines. Neurodiversity rights activist Jonathan Mooney: "You're not broken"

Jean Winegardner Jonathan Mooney You wouldn’t know to look at him that Jonathan Mooney is a man with a disability.

Neurodiversity rights activist Jonathan Mooney: "You're not broken"

He is young, handsome, and speaks with an easy style and a confidence that doesn’t reflect early, dire warnings of jail or a life flipping burgers that his early teachers predicted for him. To look at him, you wouldn’t know that he is an energetic advocate for what he calls “a defining rights movement for the 21st century,” the neurodiversity rights movement. Mooney has ADHD and dyslexia and fought his way back from dropping out of school during 6th grade and planning his own suicide to become a published author and travel the country as a dynamic speaker on the subject of disabled children and neurodiversity.

He is the co-founder of Project Eye-to-Eye, a mentoring program that teaches adults and older teenagers with learning disabilities to act as mentors for young children who have similar disabilities. “You’re not broken” How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships. The Cloud Translator Select a target language: How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships: Strategies for Coping An adult with ADD walks into a relationship carrying a great deal of emotional baggage.

How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships

This is especially true if he or she was not diagnosed until adulthood. Growing up knowing something isn’t quite right but not knowing what it is, can lead one to make many erroneous conclusions. The messages an adult with attention deficits often carries with her, as well as her ADHD traits greatly affect her relationships. In this article, I’ll discuss messages ADD adults bring with them into relationships, ADD traits, and strategies for coping with relationships when one partner has ADD. An adult with ADD or ADHD (I’ll be using the two terms interchangeably) grows up hearing many negative messages from others.

As an adult, these feelings of shame often continue. This has led them to make erroneous conclusions about themselves. Partners in Life, Partners in ADHD Awareness. You share a life together – maybe even a bed, a checking account, and human offspring, too.

Partners in Life, Partners in ADHD Awareness

It might sound surprising (especially to some less-than-savvy physicians and therapists), but ADHD evaluation and treatment outcome also typically benefits from a shared "team" approach. Let's examine the reasons why. Elaine finally decided to seek professional help for her long-ago diagnosed ADHD. But it still took her three months to actually book the appointment. Unfortunately, that therapist ended up knowing little about ADHD, and Elaine gave up on finding another one on her insurance plan. Then again, Elaine's problematic ADHD symptoms presented fertile ground for a bumper crop of unhealthy behaviors on both their parts. Finally, Brian realized it wasn’t a question of Elaine learning to be a "more responsible adult" or him being a "dominating male" if he stepped in to help.

Once he clarified this in his mind, he could think about collaborating in finding a more qualified professional. 1.