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Live Webinar on October 26: Shedding Labels, Shedding Shame: How to Unlock Powerful ADHD Accommodations with Acceptance

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Not available October 26? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.ADHD accommodations help level the playing field at school, but sometimes they also work to alienate a child with ADHD from his or her peers.Children are very attuned to social cues; they notice who gets more time on the test and who visits the Resource Room regularly.

By high school, those who qualify for the Resource Room avoid it at all costs. Walking into that room or utilizing other accommodations for ADHD labels them as ‘different.’ If they use the resources and do well, they feel like they cheated or are undeserving of their high marks.

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