The 3 Rs of ADHD at School: Routines, Rules, Reminders

Never underestimate the power of a teacher who recognizes and harnesses the effectiveness of structure, communication, and interactive learning — especially for students with ADHD. Share these 10 powerful ideas with your child's teacher to help build a lifelong love for learning!

Post Class Rules

With input from students, establish short, simple classroom rules. State them in positive terms that convey what you want students to do. For example, instead of saying: "No loud talking when you come into class," say, "When you come into class, check the assignment on the board and start working quietly." Or, "Sit down first and then you may talk quietly with your neighbor until I start teaching."
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