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I currently teach at a school that specializes in kids with ADD/ADHD. Over the past six years I have attended conferences, been part of professional development seminars, and worked with Ed. therapists and school psychologists, to better understand the impact of this type disorder on the learning process.
As a high school teacher at a school that caters to kids with ADHD, Aspergers, high functioning autism, and other learning disabilities, I deal with study skills, organization, and executive functioning on a daily basis. I work with students on how to effectively prepare for weekly tests and final exams. I also prepare students to write essays using scaffolding and other "chunking" techniques to break the larger task into smaller manageable components in order to facilitate task completion. These strategies are very helpful to students struggling with study habits, as it helps them manage workloads that often seem unmanageable.