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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. These students often feel shame when discussing their accommodations.To ensure that

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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.
college students with ADHD — and then leveraging them.Research suggests that college students with ADHD benefit from a collection of supports — not just a single strategy or service.Students with ADHD respond well to both academic and psychosocial supports1 and they should work to secure these services as a minimum requirement in college.Academic and testing accommodations, including extra time and the ability to take tests in quiet, not-distracting environments, can benefit students with ADHD and learning disabilities. Students can secure appropriate accommodations through their college’s office of disability resources after accepting admission.

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