Office of Student Accommodations - Lake Land College
Lake Land College - Disability Services

Student Accommodations

Disability Information, Classroom Tips & Accommodations
ADD/ADHD Classroom Tips
  • Seat student in quiet area of the classroom.
  • Seat student near a good role model or a "study buddy".
  • Increase distance between desks.
  • Allow extra time for assigned work on tests.
  • Give assignments one at a time to avoid work overload.
  • Pair written instructions with oral instructions.
  • Provide peer assistance in notetaking.
  • Frequently compliment positive work behavior and work product.
  • Review instructions when giving new assignments to make sure student comprehends directions.
  • Look for opportunities for student to display a leadership role in class.
  • Conference frequently with student to discuss achievements in class and provide immediate feedback.
  • Allow student to tape record assignments and homework.
  • Encourage cooperative learning tasks with other students.
For additional information please contact the Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations at 217/234-5259 or email Jordan Hicks at

Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
(217) 234-LAKE

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