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Schooltime For Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

School can be hard for children with AD/HD. Success in school often means being able to pay attention and control behavior and impulse. These are the areas where children with AD/HD have trouble. Here are tips for teachers for helping kids learn.

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Practice Visual Tracking With A Bubble Blower!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




Try using the bubble blower in a windless environment to provide slow moving bubbles when the child is just beginning to visually track. Later, to make a greater challenge, take it outside on a windy day or run a fan in the room with the blower. Visual tracking is an important precursor skill for reading!
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Getting Crawling with the Wiggly Giggly!

Use the Wiggly Giggly to encourage a new crawler with special needs to move forward. Try rolling the Wiggly Giggly back and forth about 6-12 inches farther than the grasp of the child. The bright colours and engaging sounds will tempt the child to get mobile and push the ball for themselves! The Wiggly Giggly is one of the few balls that actively engage cause and effect beyond the simple rolling motion. Your child won't want to put this one down, But don't worry. The designers cleverly pitched the groan tubes to be engaging without being annoying!

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