Study.com Launches New Resources to Support Students with ADHD

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New teaching & parenting strategies supplement the library of over 35,000 short, self-paced video lessons for K-12 and college.

Parents, teachers, & technology must all work together to accommodate the special needs of these students . . . seeking alternatives better suited to their learning style, we can help these students succeed.

Study.com has launched a series of articles and teaching resources designed to address the learning challenges associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The 15 articles and 53 lessons have been released in conjunction with ADHD awareness month and include parent and teacher strategies to support learners in school and at home.

The parenting articles cover a wide range of topics including: homeschooling, mindfulness training, medication, IEP or 504 plans, working with teachers, picking the best school, and homework help. Lessons for teaching ADHD students include: characteristics & effects of ADHD, treatments & interventions for learners, classroom adjustments, and instructional techniques.

“Over 6.4 million students with ADHD are struggling with the traditional classroom setting,” says Adrian Ridner, CEO and Co-founder of Study.com. “Parents, teachers, and technology must all work together to accommodate the special needs of these students. By making modifications to classroom interactions and seeking alternatives better suited to their learning style, we can help these students succeed.”

Students watching video lessons are engaged on a visual and auditory level. This makes videos an ideal learning tool for students with ADHD—helping them stay engrossed and better retain information.

Study.com’s online video lessons are designed to be short, visually engaging, and self-paced so that the student is in control of the pace of their learning. Created by expert teachers and skilled video animators, the videos explain complex topics in 5 minutes or less, making the lessons ideal for easily distracted students. Subscribers get access to a library of over 35,000 video lessons that cover topics across all major K-12 subjects, as well as study tools and quizzes to provide quick feedback on concept mastery.

ADHD parenting articles
http://study.com/blog/tag/parenting-kids-with-adhd.html

Teaching strategies and resources
http://study.com/academy/course/teaching-students-with-adhd.html
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