Listen to “Best Behavior: Classroom Strategies for Students with ADHD” with Shari Gent

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Shari Gent explains how parents and teachers can ease the path to success for students with ADHD.

In this episode:

  • Why typical behavior plans don’t work for students with ADHD
  • Three guidelines for managing ADHD behavior at school
  • How technology can help manage behavior
  • How to keep distracted kids on task
  • The benefits of “fidgets”
  • Five ways to manage excess energy
  • Strategies for dealing with “rude” behavior and impulsivity
  • When teachers should get help
  • What parents can do to reinforce good behavior at home

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Listener testimonials:

  • “I can’t wait to use this with my teachers, and para-professionals!!”
  • “First time listening to a podcast found it very informative I am an educational assistant and also a mother of a child with ADHD. Very useful ideas. Thank you!”
  • “What a wonderful podcast!!!! As a professional, I love listening to podcasts for my development, and I adore it when it’s information that is ready to share with parents and teachers. This podcast is full of details and resources that I definitely need to explore. Thank you so much!”

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