My Unique ADHD World


As a primary school teacher, understanding and supporting students with ADHD is crucial for creating an inclusive and nurturing classroom environment. The picture book “They just don’t get it!” can be a valuable resource in helping you gain insight into the experiences and challenges faced by students with ADHD.

By exploring the book with your student, you can foster a compassionate and empathetic approach to their unique needs. The book acknowledges that everyone has strengths and difficulties, and it highlights the special strengths that often come with ADHD. This positive perspective can help boost your student’s self-esteem and confidence, allowing them to feel more comfortable in the classroom setting.

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The fun facts and relatable experiences shared by other children with ADHD in the book can help your student feel less alone and more understood. By learning about their peers' experiences, they may find comfort in knowing that others face similar challenges and that having ADHD doesn't define them as a person.

Encouraging your student to write or doodle their own experiences and newly acquired knowledge about ADHD can be a powerful tool for self-expression and self-advocacy. This activity can help them better understand their own needs and provide a way to communicate those needs to you, their friends, and their family. By empowering your student to educate others about their unique experience with ADHD, you are helping to create a more understanding and supportive environment both inside and outside the classroom.

As a teacher, taking the time to read this book and engage in these activities with your student demonstrates your commitment to their success and well-being. By approaching their ADHD with compassion, curiosity, and a willingness to learn, you are setting a positive example for your student and the entire class, fostering a culture of acceptance and understanding that will benefit all students in your care.