Hyperactive disorder

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