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Getting a child with ADHD to sit still!

Discussion in 'Primary' started by invincible, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. invincible

    invincible New commenter

    I have the "superglue" cushion. The cushion is "superglued" to the carpet and child's bottom is "superglued" to the cushion. All in the mind and one mention of the word "superglue" works a charm. Usually. When child is particularly restless, he gets a bit of blu-tack to play with.
     
  2. Msz

    Msz Established commenter

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    a balance cushion works well
    failing that
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  3. Absolutely brilliant ... made me laugh!
     
  4. Msz

    Hilarious!!!
     
  5. amypoole

    amypoole New commenter

    Thanks guys, i'd never even thought of using rubber mouse mats / place mats!

    And that ^ is hillarious... if only..!

    I am going to get him a stress ball to give him something to fiddle with.
     
  6. You could always give him blue tack or play dough for him to fiddle with. Thats what we used to give a sen pupil at my school. It worked realy well and was cheap and easy to come by.
     
  7. you can find "carpet spots" in most education catalogues...usually in the FS section

    These look cool I think:
    http://www.tts-group.co.uk/shops/tts/Products/PD1728189/Coin-Seat-Set/?rguid=9d2f5f5f-b2ae-4cdc-9b1a-3fb914bbb4d2
    or:
    http://www.tts-group.co.uk/shops/tts/Products/PD1728189/Coin-Seat-Set/?rguid=9d2f5f5f-b2ae-4cdc-9b1a-3fb914bbb4d2
    and boring but cheaper:
    http://www.tts-group.co.uk/shops/tts/Products/PD1728212/Sit-Upon-Wipe-Clean-Seats/?rguid=9d2f5f5f-b2ae-4cdc-9b1a-3fb914bbb4d2
    and my personal favourite in terms of being able to tidy up and store them efficiently:
    http://www.tts-group.co.uk/shops/tts/Products/PD1728194/Donut-Seat-Sets/?rguid=9d2f5f5f-b2ae-4cdc-9b1a-3fb914bbb4d2

     
  8. Careful with blutac - we had a child that used to eat it!
     

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