ADHD and Technology
In education, technologies offer great promise for meeting the unique learning needs of all students in all classrooms or learning situations. This week in CEP812, we were able to choose our own adventure in which we were to choose a learning disability that sparked our interest and that would relate to our own classroom. I choose Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. The reason for choosing ADHD is the amount of controversy surrounding the disorder in regard to the ability or inability to diagnose and treat it. Also, a student with ADHD is a commonality amongst all classrooms across the nation. It is one of the most common disorders amongst school-aged children in our country. I knew of a few symptoms of the disorder, but not much more than that.
In my research, I dove in and was able to learn much more about the disorder, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and my ultimate concern, how…
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