Free Resource: 5 Steps to More Forceful ADHD Self-Advocacy
Self-advocacy is the single most impactful skill for students with ADHD, but it’s seldom taught. Here, learn how to help a student with ADHD understand and communicate their learning needs.
How to Teach Self-Advocacy Skills to Children with ADHD
Self-advocacy is the single most impactful skill for college students with ADHD, but it’s seldom taught in middle or high school. When children, adolescents, and young adults with ADHD learn and use the skills of self-advocacy — a set of behaviors to communicate that they are competent, and willing to take on challenges — they almost always do better in school, in social activities, and eventually in the workplace.
Use the strategies in this free resource to do the following:
– Create a Success File to build self-esteem and self-understanding
– Develop a personal self-advocacy plan
– Map out a Situational Action Plan (SAP) for those instances when a student feels someone is depriving them of their rights
– Teach a student how and why to keep a journal
NOTE: This resource is for personal use only.