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ADHD

Advice from our School Family Worker …

ADHD

Short Definition:

ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a condition that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder include a short attention span, constantly fidgeting and acting without thinking.

The video below gives a quick and easy to understand insight into ADHD.

 

Jacqueline’s Useful Tips:

  • Work with Teachers and Caregivers
  • Give extra opportunities for movement- exercise
  • Plan the day
  • Provide fidgets
  • Use a timer
  • Provide positive attention
  • Praise your child’s effort
  • Establish rewards
  • Set clear Boundaries and Routines
  • Use consistent consequences
  • Keep track of what helps your child

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