“Shedding Labels, Shedding Shame: How to Unlock Powerful ADHD Accommodations with Acceptance” [Video Replay & Podcast #377]

Episode Description


ADHD accommodations help level the taking part in box in school, however once in a while additionally they paintings to alienate a kid with ADHD from his or her friends.

Children are very attuned to social cues; they realize who gets more time on the test and who visits the Resource Room continuously. By high school, those who qualify for the Resource Room keep away from it at all prices. Walking into that room or utilizing other accommodations for ADHD labels them as ‘different.’ If they use the sources and do neatly, they really feel like they cheated or are not worthy in their top marks. These students often feel shame when discussing their accommodations.

To ensure that scholars proceed the usage of the assets that get advantages them most, educators and fogeys must adopt methods that foster acceptance by celebrating the variations all of us have. It’s now not just the students with ADHD, dyslexia, and ASD that experience unique learning styles. The solution that advantages everyone is for colleges (and places of work) to deliver accommodations in an accepting environment.

Accommodations designed with acceptance lead to luck with out shame.

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Tom Bergeron is the co-founder of InventiveLabs in Amesbury, Massachusetts. Tom, and co-founder Rick Fiery, created InventiveLabs as a result of their interest for helping young adults with studying differences find alternative paths to success.Programs include hole yr and entrepreneurship choices designed to explore careers or create new companies in an all-accepting surroundings. Tom is dedicated to serving to the following technology to find their path forward and release their careers. He believes it isn’t a race to the finish line, however a journey of learning and exploration to find a livelihood that provides success and success. Before beginning Inventive Labs, Tom helped release plenty of cutting edge products whilst leading sales, advertising and marketing, and product development groups.

Listener Testimonials

“Thank you for the examples on how to provide accommodations to be used by the entire class in order to  assist scholars really feel much less awkward about receiving help.”

“Outstanding webinar. Lots of sensible concepts, especially about use of accepting language. Thank you!”

“I truly appreciated the assets and discussion on providing accommodations for all to advertise acceptance and ensure scholars have the make stronger they want (especially if undiagnosed).”

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