20 Great Accommodations for ADHD Students

You know your child best, so come to the IEP or 504 meeting armed with ideas for accommodations that can help her shine at school. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

For the Child with Test Anxiety or Who Has a Hard Time Finishing Tests

6. Use oral tests to determine knowledge of a subject

7. Have the child take the test in the resource room or library where there are fewer distractions

8. Allow your child extra time to complete tests (but not during recess or lunch)

9. Adapt tests to show knowledge instead of speed. For example, limit math questions to four questions, instead of 10, to show an understanding of the subject

10. Send home study guides several nights before the test for review

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