Have you ever wondered what it is like to have ADHD or a learning disorder like dyslexia, dysgraphia or dyscalculia?
The PBS Misunderstood Minds website offers a number of experiential activities along with a wealth of other useful information and resources. Try a few of the links below to walk in their shoes for a moment:
2. Auditory Activity: Listening to Directions "attempts to illustrate what it might be like for a first-grader with an
attention disorder to try to concentrate on a set of oral instructions
amidst a cacophony of classroom distractions"
8. Spatial Activity: Making 3-D Inferences simulates dyscalculia by impairing your ability to visualize "three-dimensional objects presented on the flat surface of a piece of paper or computer screen"
9. Sequence Activity: Multistep Problems "is designed to evoke in you the intimidation and frustration a young
student with a math disability might feel working out a problem that
requires the integration of mathematics skills"
Please visit my website for more information about ADHD, learning differences and other mental health concerns, http://www.kctherapist.com/.
Mindfulness coaching and classes. Individual, couples and family therapy for adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of life concerns such as relationship problems, depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss. Testing and assessment of individuals age six and up for conditions that impact learning such as dyslexia and other learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism.
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