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

Student Accommodations

Classroom Strategies
Attention/Concentration Problems
Difficulty paying attention or concentrating on one task for an extended period of time
Possible Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Any Health Disability Creating Chronic Pain
  • Emotional Disability
Observable Behavior
  • restless, impulsive
  • easily distracted
  • perpetual motion (foot swinging, finger tapping)
  • inconsistent performance
  • limited organizational skills
  • trouble getting started or finishing assignments
What to do
  • use time management strategies
  • use self-monitoring techniques during class lectures
  • check notes with classmate
  • organize study group for test preparation
  • take untimed exams to allow time to reflect
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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