Easy Classroom Accommodations for Students with ADHD

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Written by a special education teacher, this blog post describes seven easy and accessible accommodations that can be implemented in both resource and general education classrooms to support students with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Some examples of strategies from the article that teachers can use to support students with ADHD include: using handheld timers, providing “brain breaks”, using privacy shields to limit distractions, using visual cues and frequent behavioral reminders, allowing students to stand while working, and providing students with “fidgets” (small objects that provide beneficial sensory stimulation). Learn about how to implement these effective strategies in your classroom to increase engagement and reduce distractions for students with ADHD.

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Frost, S. (2015). 7 easy accommodations for students with ADHD. Retrieved from