Accommodations

The Wiggle Method

One teacher prescribes exercise balls for her students with ADHD.

A man has a ball chair at his desk to use his need to wiggle to help him focus at work.
A man has a ball chair at his desk to use his need to wiggle to help him focus at work.

“I had one of my students with ADHD sit on an exercise ball during class. He could wiggle back and forth without standing up, and, for the first time, he was able to complete his work consistently. Now I have three or four students sitting on balls!”

-Martha Highfill, third-grade teacher, Oxnard, California

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