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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 Andy Gaines, Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations at 217-234-5259/ againes@lakeland.cc.il.us or Meghan McGreevy- Graduate Assistant at 217-234-5062/ mmcgreevy@lakeland.cc.il.us
 

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