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Beatitudes for People with Special Needs
BLESSED ARE YOU who take time to listen to difficult speech, for you help us to know that if we persevere we can be understood. BLESSED ARE YOU who walk with us in public places, and ignore the stares of strangers, for in your friendship we feel good to be ourselves.
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Beatitudes for People with Special Needs  BLESSED ARE YOU who never bid us to "hurry up" and. more blessed. you who do not snatch our tasks from our hands to do them for us. for often we need time rather than help. 4/28/12 . for our unsuredness will be outweighed by the times when we surprise ourselves and you. BLESSED ARE YOU who stand beside us as we enter new and untried ventures.

4/28/12 .Beatitudes for People with Special Needs  BLESSED ARE YOU who help us with the graciousness of Christ. BLESSED ARE YOU when. by all things. for often we need the help we cannot ask for. you assure us that what makes us individuals is not our particular disability or difficulty but our beautiful God-given personhood which no handicapping condition can confine.

Beatitudes for People with Special Needs  REJOICE AND BE EXCEEDINGLY GLAD for your understanding and love have opened doors for us to enjoy life to its full and you have helped us believe in ourselves as valued and gifted people. 4/28/12 .

What is ADHD??? Attention Deficiency Hyper-activity Disorder 4/28/12 .

work. chores.Inattention  Often does not give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork. or duties in the workplace (not due to oppositional behavior or failure to understand instructions). does not seem to listen when spoken to directly. or other activities. 4/28/12  Often  Often  Often . does not follow instructions and fails to finish schoolwork. has trouble keeping attention on tasks or play activities.

has trouble playing or enjoying leisure activities quietly. often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor". 4/28/12 Often Often Often Is . gets up from seat when remaining in seat is expected. Hyperactivity or Often fidgets with hands or feet squirms in seat. runs about or climbs when and where it is not appropriate (adolescents or adults may feel very restless).

butts into conversations or games).Impulsivity Often Often Often blurts out answers before questions have been finished. symptoms that cause impairment were present before age 7 years.. interrupts or intrudes on others (e. has trouble waiting one's turn. 4/28/12 Some .g.

has trouble waiting one's turn.. butts into conversations or games). symptoms that cause impairment were present before age 7 years.g. 4/28/12 Some .Impulsivity Often Often Often blurts out answers before questions have been finished. interrupts or intrudes on others (e.

Predominantly Inattentive Type: if criterion 1A is met but criterion 1B is not met for the past six months  Predominantly HyperactiveImpulsive Type: if Criterion 1B is met but Criterion 1A is not met for the past six months. .Based on these criteria. Combined Type: if both criteria 1A and 1B are met for the past 6 months ADHD. 3 types of ADHD are identified ADHD. 4/28/12 ADHD.

Strategies Withholding Token Privileges Contracting Economy Control and Backward Chaining Rehearsal Contingency Stimulus Prompting-Thinning-Fading Forward Journal Therapy 4/28/12 Cognitive .

Be consistent in rules you develop for your child. be patient. Don’t forget the nature of ADHD children. 2. When you discipline an ADHD child. 3. 4/28/12 .Step by Step Guide to ADHD Child Discipline 1.

quiet explanations.Step by Step Guide to ADHD Child Discipline 4. don’t allow anyone to interfere. 4/28/12 5. Demonstrate new or difficult tasks. clear. When you are correcting ADHD behavior. using action accompanied by short. .

8. tease.” “No.” “Don’t. ADHD child discipline must be serious. avoid a ceaselessly negative approach: “Stop. be frightened by or overindulge your child. Do not pity. 7.” 4/28/12 . When disciplining ADHD children.Step by Step Guide to ADHD Child Discipline 6.

10. Give him encouraging remarks enclosing the message that you want to actually deliver. 4/28/12 .Step by Step Guide to ADHD Child Discipline 9. Instead actually reward him when he does well. Don’t make false promises of rewards.

4/28/12 . It is important to ask for his choices." Tell him in a respectful way that you don’t like it when people. "You are such a capable child.Step by Step Guide to ADHD Child Discipline  11. why don’t you show it to the world. "when will you be free for homework? Ok I’ll wait for that time. For instance."  12. his preferences. neighbors and teachers complaint to you.

jigsaws.ACTIVITIES Scouting Team Lego.  Sports blocks. woodcrafts and mosaics Swimming class. dance or music classes 4/28/12 Art .

a sense of humor! high self-esteem: be friendly. psychologist. give reinforcement for any improvement. control: be consistent. specialists. offer explanations for 4/28/12 Have Promote Establish . previous teachers.How to deal with ADHD Consult the experts: parents. follow definite rules. provide immediate feedback. guidance counselors. discipline offenses immediately. respect opinions.

break it down.How to deal with ADHD  Maximize academic improvement: allow for flexibility in amount of time needed to complete a project. encourage active ways of answering questions during discussions. send student on errands if he or she has energy to burn. organizational tools: create 4/28/12  Schedule  Provide . typing). offer alternatives to writing (ex. establish small tasks leading up to the completed project. activities to accommodate student's fluctuating energy levels: intermix high and low energy activities throughout the day.

activities to accommodate student's fluctuating energy levels: intermix high and low energy activities throughout the day. encourage active ways of answering questions during discussions. send student on errands if he or she has energy to burn. typing).How to deal with ADHD  Maximize academic improvement: allow for flexibility in amount of time needed to complete a project. offer alternatives to writing (ex. break it down. organizational tools: create 4/28/12  Schedule  Provide . establish small tasks leading up to the completed project.

4/28/12  Utilize  Grab . shake hands. and cooperation. give private cues that student is off-task such as a hand on their shoulder. insist that students repeat back information. the student's attention: eye contact. post points on a chart. group work: encourage problem solving. use non-verbal cues to quite the students such as raising a hand or blinking the lights. easy-to-understand instructions. smile. teamwork. use verbal praise.How to deal with ADHD  Reward success: use stickers. give short.

Strategies  Teachers  Offer must be energetic and enthusiastic in regards to the task at hand. This builds self-esteem. Modify assignments and activities to match their learning styles and abilities. and positive environment. structured. and consistent. a calm.  Provide 4/28/12 . Be firm. patient. activities in which the child excels.

positive relationships with the  Organize  Develop  Construct parents. 4/28/12 . tasks clearly and number them in order of priority. daily routines.  Reward the students for positive and desired behavior.Strategies  Modify  Offer assignments and activities to match their learning styles and abilities. opportunities for rest and relaxation for both teacher and student.

TIPS in dealing with adhd  minimize  provide  keep distractions by putting the child's desk close to yours and in a quiet place a strict routine and have small segments of work followed by breaks a chart that tracks the student's tasks to keep him/her focused ask the child to repeat oral instructions  frequently 4/28/12 .

realize that sometimes students with ADD cannot do the same amount of work as other students the student on how to make friends and how to play appropriately with others on only dealing with the serious behavioral problems so that the student does not become overwhelmed a behavioral chart and reward the student for good behavior 4/28/12  coach  concentrate  keep .TIPS in dealing with adhd  adjust your expectations and the student's workload.

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