Dr. Annick Vincent and the Clinique Focus team invite you to have a look at the following infosheets on ADHD. We sincerely thank every member of the teams from Cégep de St-Jérôme and Cégep de Ste-Foy (adaptive services, audiovisual and graphics departments) for their dynamic support for this project, presented by Dr. Annick Vincent at public seminars on October 17, 2013, at the Cégep de Ste-Foy, in collaboration with PANDA Capitale Nationale, and on March 12, 2013, at Cégep de St-Jérôme (original title in French: À l’école du TDAH).
Answers: a = False; b = True; c = False; d = True; e = True; f = False.
Management of Side Effects :
Physical activity :
Personal habits :
Use of Electronics :
A great source of information and entertainment... but also a major distraction!
Use a visual clock (e.g., Time Timer) with a countdown function.
Plan your word periods around your deadlines.
The ADHD brain is a sprinter not a marathon runner!
Minimize the time spent looking for things.
Students with ADHD will:
Students with ADHD may also:
|Help function||Software||Assistance provided|
|Voice feedback||WordQ||Provides automatic voice feedback on words or sentences typed.
Helps with reading comprehension for students who have difficulty with reading.
|Voice notes||Médialexie||Helps with planning and organization.|
|Highlighting of spoken words||Médialexie
|Allows students to visually follow the text they are reading.|
|Word prediction||WordQ||Provides easier access to word spelling.
Provides help for those hunting for words when composing texts.
MS Word spell checker
Explains grammar rules in balloon tips.
Provides correction tools.
|Language analyzer||Antidote||Makes links between the different words in a sentence.
Helps with structuring sentences.
|Helps find the meanings of words.|
|Text editor||Word||Helps with developing better ideas.
Practical for all students with word-processing needs.
|Visual learning/planning tool||Inspiration
|Makes it easier to structure ideas.
Helps with understanding a topic by forcing students to make links between ideas.
|Outlining||Inspiration||Helps prepare an outline before writing a text.
Helps see links between elements.
Students entitled to accommodations have been assessed by a certified professional.
Philosophy of adaptive services:
Provide accommodations to help students become self-reliant and responsible, and do so without discrimination or special privileges.
Strategies for students with ADHD: