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Is it ADHD or Slow Processing Speed?

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Slow Processing Speed (SPS) is the time it takes for individuals to take in information, process it, and respond. The information processed can be visual, verbal, or motor. In the article Slow Processing Speed: Signs & Solutions for a Misunderstood Deficit, Dr. Ellen Braaten discusses the difference between SPS and ADHD symptoms.  She also provides tips on…

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IEP & 504 Plan Accommodations Not Benefiting Kids with ADHD

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IEP & 504 Plan Accommodations Not Benefiting Kids with ADHD Why accommodations such as extended test time, regular breaks, and reduced distractions in the exam rooms are not working. A study published in Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal reviewed students with ADHD who have an IEP, 504 plan, or informal school accommodations.  It was discovered that accommodations such as…

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ADHD & School Stress

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Back to school time can be a very stressful time for all students especially those with ADHD and LD. A recent article published by Additude Magazine reports, "Chronic stress at school can make kids (particularly those with ADHD or LD) dread going — and change their brains for the worse." However, Jerome Schultz, PH.D., states…

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