Attention Deficit / Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
Definition

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by problems with attention, focusing and persistence and often, but not always, hyperactivity. ADD/ADHD must be diagnosed by a medical doctor, psychiatrist or licensed psychologist.

Accommodations

Tutoring:

  • Emphasizing special learning strategies
  • Math tutoring

 

Learning Skills Program

Equipment:

  • Tape recording of lectures
  • Sennheiser FM system

 

Notetaking:

  • NCR paper for note taking by classmate

 

Testing accommodations:

  • Reduced distraction environment
  • Extended time

 

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