My son has Attention Deficit (ADHD ), now what ?

Written by: Dr. Juan Antonio Cruz Velarde
Published: | Updated: 14/05/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

For proper schooling of a child with ADHD is very important that the school know diagnosis to be able to work well in coordination with the team external medical and school psychologists in charge of treatment.

It is important in any case after the medical diagnosis the child is valued by the Equipment School Counseling so that it can consider whether it is necessary curricular changes or not in the classroom and provide support special out of school when needed (&ldquo,&rdquo Pupil with Special Educational Needs;acnee ).

The majority of children who present attention deficit and hyperactivity need no curricular adaptation or if the need is not very significant.

 

In the no significant curricular adaptations the curriculum of the students and the curriculum of the subjects is not modified. The aspects that are changed are:

- The teaching methodology

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- The organization of classes and activities

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- Environmental aspects

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- Grants to support the child

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There are some general recommendations on school scope to adapt and promote the smooth Learning student with ADHD:

- Divide and fragment assigned tasks if they are very large for the level of care is maintained

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- Show interest to students for their work: maintain close contact, monitor their work and encourage them to overcome the difficulties and objectives

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- We recommend you to actively participate in class, usually making them questions, requesting them to come to the board. It is only wise to avoid it if it causes them anxiety.

- Provide more time in exams and if necessary perform them orally

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- Encourage motivation by immediate rewards good behavior

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- Establish support systems among peers and peer tutoring duties to promote group learning and integration

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- Instruct the student duties and tasks simply and clearly

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- Support the contents of the subject by using schemas or photocopies

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- Conduct periodic shape individual interviews with the student to monitor their work and motivate

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- In the classroom, place the desks in an organized way to decrease the dispersion

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- Assign the student a place where he can be secure and away from distractions and windows. It is also important that this fellow next to where it can support.

In some special cases more is needed significant curricular adaptations which are modified:

- The goals that students must attain

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- The contents taught in the field

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- The evaluation criteria of learning

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*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Juan Antonio Cruz Velarde
Neurology

Dr. Cruz Velarde integrates neurological assistance and clinical management. He completed his training in Neurology at the Hospital Gregorio Marañón in Madrid in 2000 and completed his training in Management and Quality Assis- tance at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is an expert in the study and treatment of cognitive impairment and learning disabilities in children (children over 5 years of age). Has developed and worked on different Assistance Programs in the private health insurance sector in Madrid (Sanitas) in the areas of children, cerebrovascular and geriatric care. Experience working with health care networks and scientific methodology for evaluation and evaluation of health technologies. Training in children's neurodevelopment and alterations in learning and behavior. Neurometabolismo.Neuropsicología and Cognitive Stimulation. It integrates non-pharmacological therapies such as behavioral optometry, central auditory processing, Padovan, Laterality Development, Sensory Integration, Orthomolecular Therapy, Neurogenetics and Neurorehabilitation.

This training and dual experience allows you to have a complete view of the attendance both from a neurological and clinical management point of view, generating synergies and greater efficiency in work in both fields.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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