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IEP or 504 Supports for Executive Functions (Attention-specific)


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IEP or 504 Supports for Executive Functions (Attention-specific)

If your student has an IEP or 504 Plan for ADHD

How To Apply It!

  1. Some of these arrangements may require the student to have a formal individualized education plan (IEP) or 504 Plan, while others might be offered at the teacher's discretion:
  2. Extra time on tests or long assignments.
  3. Tests only in the morning when the student is most alert.
  4. Seating away from distractions. Typically this will be in the front of classroom, away from windows, doors, pencil sharpener, etc.
  5. Alternate seating options at times, such as a standing desk or on the floor.
  6. Visual or written schedules given to the student.
  7. Scheduled check-ins for long-term assignments.
  8. Visual or written reminders on desk, locker, backpack, etc.
  9. Instructions written and presented in discrete, manageable steps.
  10. Regularly scheduled breaks to regroup/regain focus or prepare for a transition.