Date
26 September 2021

​Support social interaction

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘​Support self-regulation and positive behaviour ’

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Defeat stigma

Defeat stigma

The best way to defeat stigma is for people to be open with each other.

An animated research interview of young people with ADHD from ADHDVoices project.

 

Focus on strengths

Focus on strengths

Use activities that a student with ADHD is good at as the basis for a group activity, allowing the student to lead or contribute to.

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Source: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

Source:
Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

Practice skills in sport and PE

Practice skills in sport and PE

Support social interactions using regular class physical activities and structured games, such as stretch or dance breaks or five-minute playground activities.

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Source: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

Source:
Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

Useful resources

Useful resources

Website

Social story creator & library

Publisher: TouchAutism

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