Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD
To understand attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you must first know the common signs. As a teacher, it can be difficult for us to know if a student is showing signs of ADHD or is merely misbehaving.
The signs of ADHD can mislead anyone into believing that a child is ill-mannered, and it’s easy to blame it on bad parenting. But as a teacher who really cares, it’s worth making an effort to understand the signs of ADHD so you can spot them in the classroom.
Children With ADHD versus Children Misbehaving
Children portray a behavioral pattern that closely resembles what you may call “misbehavior.” So how do you differentiate an ADHD child from others?
The Common Signs
The word ‘symptom’ can make ADHD sound like a disease, so I’ll use ‘signs’ to describe the condition.