There is a simple trick that school therapists and teachers use a lot for kids who have trouble sitting still. It is to put some Thera-Band stretched around a chairs legs so that the student can push on it while sitting in their chair. It can help a chil
Get to sit in the "Sweet Seat" for good behavior! I love this idea. Students will want to sit in the special seat. I would have it at their desk and the seat would move around during the week to students showing good behavior.
"Fidgets are self-regulation tools that promote movement and tactile input. They can be great for kids who struggle with attention, focus and sensory processing. But in my many years as a teacher and parent, I've often seen them misused.
Letting feet stay busy: Students can push on the band while sitting in their chair. This will help the child who needs constant movement. One of my fab sensory tools!oh my goodness I needed this when I was a kid
Calm Down Kit - for helping kids to learn to manage their emotions. This website gives tools to help students calm down when they get upset or angry. Instead of acting out, they can pull out this kit and deal with their anger in a healthy way.
For kids with ADHD, difficulty with focus, hyperactivity and impulsivity can make it harder to learn in the classroom.This is a great list of examples of accommodations that can be used in the classroom
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