How to Get an IEP: Step 8 - Map Out ADHD Accommodations
What ADHD accommodations work best in an IEP or 504 Plan? The answer depends on your child's specific symptoms of ADHD — and whether ADD means distractibility, test anxiety, forgotten homework, and/or something else. Consult this list of ADHD accommodations to get ideas for your upcoming IEP meeting.
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3 Comments: How to Get an IEP: Step 8 - Map Out ADHD Accommodations
As a teacher- #5 is incredibly time-consuming for us to complete. That doesn’t mean you can’t/shouldn’t request it, but if you do, be sure you’re using it!
There are too many times things like this are put on IEPs/504s, we do that work to have it ignored and not used, which is very frustrating, especially for a teacher with ADHD like me who has to work *very* hard to remember to complete daily forms/emails like this.
How do I support my 8 year-old, who has ADHD and is also gifted? So far, his grades are good but organization and focus are serious concerns. Any suggestions on supporting 2e kids?
My son is also 2e, and I find it brutal. Teachers see how smart he is and decide that means he’s completely capable of the functioning aspects, which couldn’t be further from the truth.
Here’s more on supporting 2e kids:
And help with executive functioning deficits (the organization piece):
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