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Why I never tell a student to “act your age.”

Date: July 11th, 2013
By: Polly Bath

Watch this video [1:10] to see why we can’t always expect students to “act their age.”

Research says if you’re sixteen years old and you have a true diagnosis of ADHD, then you’re really, developmentally, eleven. Think about that.

If a child is five and they have diagnoses of some significant learning disabilities, they are really two.

ALWAYS think about that when you’re expecting certain skills or behaviors from a child.
Click on my video above for more.