ADHD is the #2 genetically inherited condition in the world, 80%. If one or more of the parents have ADHD and don’t learn how to manage it properly, there will be worse outcomes for the child and will make the teacher’s job even harder. Here’s Harvard’s 5 minute Adult ADHD Screener test.
Accommodations for ADHD Students in College and University
By Keath Low at ADD.About.com Lists different accommodations for ADHD students at college.
From Michigan State University. Covers tools for testing accommodations, testing formats, testing accommodations and solutions for supervising exams. Here is an expanded version of the alternative testing guidelines
From Queens University. Goes over planning accommodations and exam and classroom accommodations
From Queens University. Starts with those 10 tips than links to a some detailed PDF’s on helping to make University students with ADHD be successful
From the National Resource Center on ADHD. Covers:
• selecting the right college for a student with ADHD
• obtaining help at the college for a student with ADHD
• helpful interventions and accommodations for college students with ADHD
By the University of Illinois. Lists 16 different strategies professors can use to help ADHD university students.
Great PDF by Queens University on time management for University students with ADHD. Covers many different aspects of time management in an ADHD friendly and practical way. I.e.,
Make the items specific tasks
Vague: “Study Biology”
Specific: Read Biology Chapter 4 and complete chapter review questions 1-20
By CADDAC, Center for ADHD Advocacy. ADHD students have higher College / University drop out rates. Here are 10 ways to reduce that.
By Allyson G. Harrison, PhD for The Canadian Family Physician. This detailed peer reviewed article is designed to update primary health care providers on the guidelines and standards for documentation of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at the postsecondary level.
Also covers what is needed by postsecondary disability service providers?
QUALITY OF EVIDENCE We synthesized information from consultations with other experts at postsecondary disability offices and from relevant research in this area (specifically, PsycLIT, PsychINFO, and MEDLINE databases were searched for systematic reviews and meta-analyses from January 1990 to June 2009). Most evidence included was level III.