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Old 02-23-2020, 02:46 PM
 
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I would probably give him mini breaks during work time to do something physical and then get him back to work for another block of time. I will be honest, students who truly struggle with this even with breaks and redirection do best with meds. Many eventually go off as they mature and have better developed regulation skills and the maturity to implement compensatory strategies (though some need meds even as adults). I have also seen parents refuse meds as an intervention for students with that profile and it leads to huge gaps in skills in otherwise very capable students. It also leads to low self esteem due to poor academic performance and constantly needing redirection.
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