"I Don't Remember."

It's a common refrain among students with ADHD, who often experience working memory problems as well. This means homework gets left behind, multiplication tables are hazy, and instructions must be written down. Use these 6 tricks to make remembering easier on everyone.

Use Mnemonic Devices

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2. Teach memory strategies.
Some popular mnemonics include HOMES (the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior) and Dead Monsters Smell Bad (steps for long division: divide, multiply, subtract, bring down).

3. Create acrostics or whole sentences.
“Every Good Boy Does Fine” is an excellent way to help ADHD children recall the sequence of lines in the treble clef (EGBDF).

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