Jill Kolstad, M.Ed.
ADHD ParentingSchool & LearningFOR TEACHERSRemote School Round 2: How to Improve Distance Learning
For students with IEPs or 504 Plans, the secret to an improved distance learning experience is parent-teacher coordination, reliable routines, and these at-home accommodations for different learners.
Distance learning and all that it entails — balancing employment while also teaching multiple children and coordinating discordant schedules — feels impossible for so many families right now. For parents of children with diagnosed learning challenges, it feels worse than impossible; it feels catastrophic. According to parents and educators, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) faced out-sized challenges with summoning motivation, completing assignments, sticking to schedules, remaining on task, transitioning, and organizing their learning.
For those families, here are suggested approaches for the months ahead that focus on partnerships, schedules, and accommodations to help improve some of the most frequent and formidable roadblocks of distance learning...FULL ARTICLE HERE