6 ways to help students with ADHD succeed on writing assignments

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“Too often, students with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) get labeled as “problem students.” They often get shuffled into special education programs even if they show no signs of developmental disability. Though these students’ brains do work differently, studies prove that it doesn’t preclude them from being highly intelligent. That means teachers should pay special attention to help students with ADHD discover their potential and deal with the challenges they face in their learning process.”

Students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder often struggle with writing tasks, academic writing instructor Tracy Collins writes in this blog post. She outlines six common problems these students face during essay writing assignments and suggests ways to help students overcome them.

Continue reading the article here: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/writing-strategies-students-with-adhd-tracy-collins

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