Strategies for Attention deficit and hyperactive disorder

Children with learning disabilities show greater learning when techniques like task analysis, peer teaching, cooperative learning, learning corners and multisensory approach are used. The following strategies would be helpful to both the parents and teachers when trying to teach such children

Strategies for Attention deficit and hyperactive disorder

  • Reward the student for being prepared by allowing him/her to participate in favourite activities, conferring classroom privileges (like making the child monitor of the class)
  • Establish routines for placing objects –especially routinesly used objects such as books or assignments.
  • Point out to the salient features of the assignments (topic sentences, headings or table of contents)
  • Provide the student with a list of materials needed for each task. Limit the list to only those materials necessary to complete the task.
  • Enhance the clarity of instructions.  Repeat as often in a clear, clam tone.
  • Shorten the task by breaking one task into smaller parts to be completed.
  • Make tasks more interesting.
  • Increase the novelty of the task by using a game format
  • Use high interest curriculum materials.

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