ICT-based Methodology for Fostering ADHD Students Inclusion in Classrooms

ICT-based Methodology for Fostering ADHD Students Inclusion in Classrooms

Stefano Valtolina (Università Degli Studi Di Milano, Milano, Italy) and Serena Di Gaetano (Università Degli Studi Di Milano, Milano, Italy)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/IJSKD.2018010101

Abstract

ADHD is a disorder of child and adolescent neuropsychological development which principal characteristics area inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. These symptoms can be due to difficulties in self-control and in planning capacity but in general, they are not associated with an intelligence deficit. The present article aims at defining a teaching methodology able to promote teaching strategies based on the use of digital technologies. The idea is to offer teachers an ecosystem of tools through which they can create teaching modules designed to make students with ADHD more involved. The result is to provide students with ICT-based didactic modules able to offer more cooperative and inclusive educational activities. The idea is to demonstrate how solutions thought for including students with ADHD can improve all students in terms of acquired competences and in integration among classmates.

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