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Yesterday she wrote:
Today’s letter is F
F is for FIDGET.
Fidget: (N): An object used to self-calm or focus. (From the Terry Matlen ADD Dictionary) Actually, when I looked up the word “fidget“, there was no noun definition. So…
Years ago, when I was a student, I found myself having to write down every single word my teacher spoke, as a way for me to concentrate on what was being said. I used this method even more so in college, and when there was nothing to write down of importance, I found myself doodling all over the margins and any other white space remaining on the page. It certainly worked in keep my attention from wandering.
So if you are your child REALLY needs to move, play with a manipulative, etc. in order to concentrate, don’t fight the urge!
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