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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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Understanding My Learning Differences with CD-ROM

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23 pull-out sessions to prepare LD students for middle school

During years of teaching elementary students with learning disabilities, author Susan McMurchie developed a program to help them build awareness of their learning differences. Her program provided students in grades 4-5 with strategies to cope with and overcome differences before they transitioned to middle school. Understanding My LD has 23 topics divided into 5 sections: LD Awareness, Coping Skills, Self-help Skills, Study Skills and Road to Success. Each topic includes a lesson plan, reproducibles and desired outcomes. Spiralbound, 148 pgs., includes Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2003. Sessions include: LD awareness, Teasing, Asking for help, Getting organized, School stress, Looking to the future.

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Bubble Tumblers can help develop self-feeding skills

One way to help kids develop good self-feeding skills is to offer play activities that build the fine motor skills needed when eating. ,A child playing with a No-Spill Bubble Tumbler is using the same motions that are needed handling cutlery. The motions mimic bringing food to the mouth, and by blowing bubbles, the child develops more controlled mouth movement. ,Plus, you get all those pretty bubbles!

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