“Mindfulness Goes to School: How Meditation Helps Students with ADHD Thrive” [Video Replay and Podcast #199]
Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#199) and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on October 12, 2017.
Did you know that daily mindfulness activities can promote more focused and collaborative learning — particularly for students with ADHD? Practicing mindfulness daily brings the class together and encourages students to trust and support one another. A daily dose of mindfulness, at home or in school, improves attention, boosts self-esteem, and helps kids better monitor their emotions. And it’s so easy. Here, learn how teachers, parents, and caregivers can launch the simple, engaging yoga and mindfulness practices shown to help children with ADHD.
In this webinar, teachers and parents will learn:
- The social and emotional benefits of mindfulness for children with ADHD
- How mindfulness enhances learning and academic achievement
- Simple steps for creating a mindfulness routine
- Yoga and meditation activities for home
- 10 ways teachers can bring mindfulness practice to the classroom
- How to create guided meditations at school and home
- The best resources to enhance mindfulness
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More on Mindfulness and ADHD:
- Free Download: Mindfulness Techniques for Stronger School Focus
- Forget the Lotus Position: How to Meditate — ADHD Style
- How Deep Breathing Opens Up the ADHD Brain
- Daily Exercise Ideas That Build Focus
Meet the Expert Speaker:
Elliott Buck, M.Ed., has over 20 years of experience teaching Pre-K to 3rd grade in independent schools. She earned her Master’s in Education at Lesley University. She teaches at the Glen Urquhart School in Beverly, Massachusetts. Elliott brings her passion for yoga, meditation, and mindfulness into the second-grade classroom. Outside of teaching and spending time with her family, Elliott enjoys gardening, playing golf, skiing, hiking, and collecting rocks at the beach.