Teach ADHD Students? Have 50 Free Resources to help…you need them!

Social Problem Solving Task Cards FREE Sampler
by Pathway 2 Success


Free Social Problem Solving Task Cards for Elementary Kids – Social Skill Thinking This Social Problem Solving Task Cards set is a free sampler of 10 fun task cards that highlight social scenarios and situations that kids can discuss and identify

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Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?
by Teaching Lively Learners


With this download you will receive the adapted Brown Bear book, matching animals, and a sheet of suggested activities for use. This book was designed for young children with special needs, but it can be used in any childcare, preschool, or infant

Pacing Board Ladybug Speech Freebie
by SLPrunner


Hello, Thanks for using my first graphic- Little Miss Pacing Bug. A Pacing Board is used as a visual and kinesthetic device to improve intelligibility of speech. Uses for a Pacing Board: 1. Pacing out sentences such as

Social Story on Daydreaming
by Lou-Lou’s Corner


Social Stories are used for teaching kids behavioral expectations. They work great with kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Social Emotional Behavioral Difficulties (SEBD) We’ve all had

Math homework paper for students with ADHD or Dyslexia
by Nancy Whitehead


I have developed this specialized graph paper for students in my practice who struggle with showing work for their math homework. The results have been so dramatic that I am even getting positive feedback from their teachers. The graphs are

FUN spelling practice activities
by Amy Kelton


Studying for a spelling test can be BRUTAL for kids that need physical movement and sensory input. I have created a spelling activity sheet that makes spelling practice fun for all kids, but especially for those kids needing MOVEMENT! These

STAAR reading test strategy
by Maria Reinelt


This is a sequencial strategy in how to approach the STAAR test for the state of Texas. This sequencial approach is ideal for those who need a visual reminder, have Learning Disabilities and ADHD. This is a poster version. I also have individual

Word Families – Time to Rime Books A – D Freebie
by Betsy Martins


Over 650 pages to help your students master their word families. 4 workbooks include the 15 word families: am, at, ap, it, ig, ip ot, op, ox, et, en, ed, ut, un, and ug. 75 Flashcards that are color coded so the students can immediately see the

Word Families Word Work: Time to Rime Books 1, 2, 3, 4 Freebie
by Betsy Martins


This is a small sample of my “Word Families Word Work: Time to Rime Books 1, 2, 3,and 4. To view the others click below Time to Rime Book 1 Time to Rime Book 2 Time to Rime Book 3 Time to Rime Book 4 Time to Rime 1 – 4 Book Set Save 10% Over


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Going on a Bear Hunt Unit Preview
by The Deane’s List


This is a 10 page preview of my Going on a Bear Hunt Unit. It is designed to meet the needs of active learners by increasing engagement while addressing a wide range of language goals and social skills. Aligned to the ABLLS-R It contains printable

Sight Words Made Easy Teachers Guide
by Betsy Martins


Sight Words Made Easy is a hands on approach that builds success and confidence in struggling readers. Includes 200 books – two books for each of the following sight words: : red, yellow, blue, orange, green, purple, brown, black, white, pink,

Old MacDonald – Speech Activity, Autism, Song, Animals, Barrier Game
by TegyTock – Resources for Diverse Learners


This is an activity which can be used in a range of environments. Originally made for a speech tool for children with Autism it has also been used in a range of settings and with children with Autism, Down Syndrome, CAPD, ADHD and SEN. As well as

RI.3.8, RL.3.5 – Sequence of Events Foldable for Interactive Notebooks FREEIBE!
by Brooke Carey


This fun foldable is the perfect tool to guide students’ writing when asked to sequence the events of a story. The side labeled “Sequence of Events” is glued into their journal, while the dotted lines are cut and can be folded back allowing for the

Math Class Questionnaire
by Kit Golan


I use this questionnaire on the first day of school every year; it makes a great entry slip for the first 15 minutes or so. It helps me get to know a little bit about the kids’ living situations, the technology they have accessible, and their math

Daily Behavior Scale for ADHD
by Dot


This behavior rating scale was designed for a student who has already been diagnosed with ADHD or has the same symptoms as ADHD. It isn’t a screener to identify possible ADHD. I fit 2 days per page, but if you set your printer to print on both

Sight Words Made Easy Sample
by Betsy Martins


Sight Words Made Easy is a hands on approach that builds success and confidence in struggling readers. This is a sample of the books. To purchase the set click below Sight Words Made Easy Book Set Includes 200 books – two books for each of the

Freebie: Presidents’ Day Unit Preview
by The Deane’s List


This freebie provides a sample of activities found in Presidents’ Day: A sensory-motor active learning unit. Activities are aligned to the ABLLS-R curriculum and assessment. If you like this freebie, please check out the full 73 page unit.

Freebie Valentine’s Day Unit Preview : A language development unit
by The Deane’s List


This product is a free preview of Valentine’s Day: A language development unit. It contains 7 printable pages. If you like this preview, please check out my full unit of ABLLS-R aligned Valentine activities. Keywords: ABLLS-R, Valentine’s Day,

Dyslexia Games Series B – Printable Worksheets – SAMPLE PACK
by Dyslexia Games


Dyslexia Games Series B is a set of 8 printable workbooks created by Sarah Brown. They are especially for 8-14 year-olds who: Struggle with grade level reading, writing, and spelling skills. Fail to advance or often complain “I don’t get

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Your Child and ADHD- A Guide for Parents
by Larry Smith


Free eBook that offers an in-depth explanation of ADHD in an easy to read format.

Getting Started Checklist
by empranada


This is a checklist to help students with attentional difficulties such as ADHD self-monitor while working independently. I am a middle school learning specialist, so it was created for students at this level, but can be edited for any student.

Quick Tips for Working with Challenging/Difficult Students
by The Bee-havior Lady


Feel like you’re going to pull your hair out? Feel like you just want to quit? For many years, I was the teacher who would get the kids who had EXTREME behaviors…. Running, hiding, screaming, biting… I learned a few tricks to keep myself calm,

Freebie: Happy New Year ABLLS-R aligned activities
by The Deane’s List


Help me celebrate 10 followers with this ABLLS-R Aligned New Year Sample! ABLLS-R Aligned to B22, C22, C36, G6, G14, G15 Keywords: Happy New Year, 2015, January 1st, stars, healthy start, months, days, time, visual discrimination, autism,

Identifying Triggers for Anger – Free
by Pathway 2 Success


Triggers for Anger – Anger Management Skills Help kids identify their anger triggers with this free set of three printable worksheets. Two worksheets focus on having students list the triggers that cause them to feel angry. They can then be used as

I’m Getting My Work Done!!
by Devoted Teacher


This chart helps children visually see that they are accomplishing their tasks each day in school. It is also helpful for parents to see that their children are completing their work. It is especially helpful for children with ADHD who have

ADHD Teacher Info
by ldewalt


Information on the 6 “types” of ADHD as gathered from “Success In Mind” located in Durham, NC.

Free Thinking and Planning Sheet for Impulsive Students
by Old School Works


If you have students that are impulsive and rush to complete their assignments, then this is a way to slow them down. This is a planning sheet that students complete before their actual work is done. This sheet can be utilized with any subject

Simplified Research Paper Instructions – Asperger’s Special Education
by There’s a Swing in There


Many high school students with high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, and other disabilities can become very frustrated at the daunting research paper task. These instructions were designed to streamline the process and make it easier for them.

Writing Sentences and Illustration Sample Books
by Betsy Martins


This is a sample of my Illustration Books and Writing Sentences Books Sight Words Made Easy Writing Sentences Books 1 – 25 Sight Words Made Easy Writing Sentences Books 26 – 50 Sight Words Made Easy Writing Sentences Books 51 – 75 Sight Words Made

Written Response Graphic Organizer
by RtI and Reading Coach


Using the RAD strategy have students fill in the boxes to answer their questions completely. This is especially helpful for those students with organizational issues, impaired executive functioning skills, ADHD or written expression

Minecraft Break Card
by Champions of LIght


Two-Sided Break Card with Emotional Classification. Great for use with kids on the Autism Spectrum or with ADHD. ABA, PECS, SLP.

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
by Kera’s Speech Beach


Symptoms and ways to remediate symptoms of ADHD/ADD.

Easter Chick Easy Reader Guided Reading Kit
by Koala Resources


Easter Chick Easy Reader Guided Reading Kit by Koala Resources This story kit includes a simple Emergent Story Book and Pocket Chart Word Cards for Guided Reading Activities. Suitable for students in beginning stage of reading and struggling

I Like Halloween Costumes Easy Reader Patterned Sentences for Beginning Readers
by Koala Resources


I Like Halloween Costumes Easy Reader Patterned Sentences for Beginning Readers by Koala Resources. Color and Black line versions based on Halloween characters This story kit includes a simple Patterned Sentence Emergent Reader and Pocket Chart

About ADHD
by Shraddha M


A handout explaining to students about the way in which ADHD manifests itself.

Customizable Visual Schedule with Student Version
by LoweQuality Resources


This free download includes all the tools needed to create a classroom visual schedule as well as mini visual schedules to be placed on student desks. An 11×17″ background is included as well as multiple 8 1/2 x 11 pages to piece together. This is

How Big is My Problem Task Cards Free Sampler
by Pathway 2 Success


How Big is My Problem? These Free How Big is My Problem? Task Cards Sampler are a pack of 10 fun task cards that highlight situations that kids can discuss and identify how big each problem is. A “How Big is My Problem?” scale is also included,

Child Development Vocabulary preview and substitute material
by Lynn Eggleston


This is a preview to a unit of child development vocabulary which includes definitions, fill-in-the-blank, word associations, and sentence creation. These are designed for slow learners, ELL, ESL, poor readers, ADHD, and special education students

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Homework Contract (ADHD accommodating)
by Julianne Vander Woude


Enjoy this simple homework contract between student, parent, and teacher. It allows for the student to have a time limit on each subject being worked on. It works great for those students who have short attention spans and who need to see an end

Strategies for teaching students with attention difficulties
by Marshall Jewish Learning Ctr


This article includes practical suggestions for teaching students with ADHD and all students in your class.

Remember to THINK!
by Behavior management and ADHD


a mnemonic to help students with appropriate classroom contributions

How To Help Children With ADD
by Mary Payne


After teaching grades 1-12, studying ADD-ADHD materials and children for forty years, with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Special Education, I have come to certain conclusions. These suggestions are to help your child

Behaviour Support: Explaining Neuroscience Fight or Flight Response
by Behaviour Support 123ABC


Great document to use with children to explain the neuroscience behind behaviours. KEY WORDS: Behaviour support, social skills, autism, disability, anger management, emotions, regulation, therapy, counselling, psychology, strategy, data analysis,

Behavior Point Plan with Homework Section
by Julia Rea


This point plan is a useful tool for upper elementary and middle school students who need help with learning responsible behavior. The included homework section and area for teacher and parent communication makes it a great tool for special needs

St. Patrick’s Day Jigsaw Puzzle Set
by Anne Weaver


Puzzles are wonderful skill builders! Why? Just think how many skills are used to put together a puzzle: visual perception, reasoning, fine motor, memory, critical thinking, and logic skills. As these developmental skills are acquired, children

Valentine’s Day Themed Token / Board Token / Chart Behavior Management
by Miss Kirchner


I have found that token boards / token charts that are themed to the child’s interest are way more effective. Therefore, I have a passion for creating different themes in order to help other teachers. These token boards / token charts are great for

Freebie: Listening Fun
by The Deane’s List


This product features reinforcing activities to accompany the social story Listen and hear with more than your ears! This freebie contains 5 activity pages for early learners to teach and reinforce listening skills. I created these activities to

Stop and Think Visual Reminder Chart
by David G Delgado


Used to reinforce decision-making and assist individuals to self-regulate and make appropriate choices. A visual flow chart to remind your student/son/daughter of positive and negative choices. Used for social skills, on the wall, by the desk, on

Smiley Behavior Chart
by Melissa White


This user-friendly behavior chart is effective and motivating for young students. Designed especially for children with ADHD, it focuses on three target behaviors: staying in area, showing attention to lessons, and finishing work. This is a great

Word Families – Time to Rime Mini Book Samples
by Betsy Martins


This is a free sample of 2 books. These books teach 15 word families –am, at, ap, it, ig, ip, ot, op, ox, et, en, ed, ut, un, and ug plus over 100 words. When students see patterns in words it helps them learn better. Click below to see all my

ADHD Tools for Teachers and Parents
by Attention Doc


Brief handouts to help teachers manage the challenges faced by kids with ADD and ADHD. Teachers can use these tools to educate parents in effective ways to help their child with ADD/ADHD and to support the gains made in the classroom.

ADHD Explained to Kids
by Chris de Feyter


ADHD Explained for Kids Get your student to Understand ADHD Positively! You might have been given an explanation of ADHD in medical or psychological terms, but that does not help your student at all. Children need an explanation in simple terms,

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Allen Dobkin has been teaching children since 1999 and joined the Kentwood team in 2007. While his official training was in the Social Sciences at Florida Atlantic University, his background in business and technology has enabled him to bring essential twenty-first century skills to the classroom. His effectiveness and ongoing popularity with students and parents has pushed him from Middle School teacher to High School teacher, to High School Principal and finally to School Administrator overseeing the implementation of the Kentwood systems throughout the entire program. Mr. Dobkin has also advocated for Learning Disabled students in the public school system; designed curriculum materials for use in all classrooms; developed educational applications in Microsoft Excel and Google Drive/Docs. He is a published author and avid reader in the realm of speculative fiction.