[Senco-forum] ADHD medication problem
Gdmorewood at supanet.com
Gdmorewood at supanet.com
Mon Mar 19 18:36:46 GMT 2012
Indeed, the issue here must be finding a way of getting the young person
Their meds without a 'public display' adding to whole school perceptions
of behaviour etc..
Often students with ADHD get 'bad press' due to perceptions linked to
their disability, as SENCo I see managing these 'views' as part of the job
... Although difficult at times!!
The solution must centre around finding a wa to do this without everyone
knowing the method ... Good luck, Gareth, Secondary SENCo & Member of
Advisory Group.... (apologies for typing on train!!!)
> Reasonable adjustment - make school policy flexible - bring the meds to
> On 19 Mar 2012, at 18:13, Jacques - Mrs K wrote:
>> I am hoping that one of you wonderful people may have a solution I
>> havent thought of.
>> I currently have a Year 9 student diagnosed ADHD, ASD and Bi-polar who
>> has to take medication at 12 from the front office - currently a TA
>> takes him to the front office and then takes him back to class. However,
>> his behaviour (banging on doors, shouting in classes, touching every
>> single door handle on route, being rude to visitors) is getting to the
>> point where SMT are not happy with this arrangement.
>> I have thought of:
>> 1) Reward charts
>> 2) Parent coming in - they cant as they work
>> 3) Bringing the meds to him - not allowed - school policy etc
>> Any advice greatly appreciated!!
>> Kelly Jacques,
>> Inclusion Coordinator
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