A School That Can Support ADHD Students

Introduction to ADHD

While benefiting all boys generally, Robert Land Academy’s program also specifically addresses the majority of the recognized approaches to constructively address ADHD.


Looking at the acknowledged approaches in advocated special programs for ADHD students, it can be seen that Robert Land Academy incorporates all of the suggestions in what can only be described as a holistic approach to the problem. Experience over years has shown that Robert Land Academy’s program works, boys respond in an overwhelmingly successful manner.

A Coy student in action on the climbing wall.

Does This Sound Like Your Son?


He makes careless mistakes in schoolwork and has difficulty paying attention to detail


He is easily distracted and may not listen when spoken to


He has difficulties with organization, planning or finishing projects


He loses things needed for tasks such as assignments, homework, etc.


He often interrupts others, saying the wrong things at the wrong time


He has difficulty keeping emotions in check, often resulting in angry outbursts or temper tantrums


He constantly fidgets and has difficulty sitting still or playing quietly


He moves around constantly, and often runs or climbs inappropriately

What We Do

MEDICINES - Physician

Robert Land Academy has a physician attending the school twice a week and two nurses who serve rotating shifts. Boys entering the Academy with prescriptions will have their medications administered by staff and monitored by medical professionals. In some cases, medications may be reduced or eliminated through the attending physician in collaboration with the student’s family.
As in the case with all prescription medications, parents are advised to be aware of possible side effects and to discuss these with their physician.

DIET - Healthy Diet

Many experts maintain that poor diet, irregular eating patterns, and certain foods contribute to ADHD symptoms. Robert Land Academy’s daily diet includes three wholesome meals with fresh fruits and vegetables, juice, milk, chicken, fish, non-processed foods and whole wheat bread. The diet eliminates chocolate, candy bars, soda pop, sugar-based drinks, and deep-fried foods. As maintained in Dr. Keith Conners’ book entitled Feeding the Brain: How Foods Affect Children, diet is not only important for healthy brain development but also affects behaviour and levels of hyperactivity.

DE-STIMULATION - Hyperstimulated

It has been shown that the use of video games, computers, electronic devices, some forms of music and television can result in a hyperstimulated state that makes concentration very difficult. Many parents note that when boys go to the cottage or attend a summer camp that their ADHD symptoms are substantially reduced or disappear. The elimination of electronic stimulation and the reorientation of the individual around natural biorhythms of rest, diet, exercise, and relaxation has profound effects on ADHD symptoms.

SLEEP - Eight Hours

Many boys do not get a full 8 hours of sleep each night due to sleep disorders, poor diet or the distraction of having ready access to smart phones, text messages, social media and the internet in their bedroom. It is obvious that insufficient sleep can have a dramatic effect on attention and academic performance and can contribute towards or exaggerate ADHD symptoms. Robert Land Academy’s program ensures that boys receive a minimum of 8 hours of sleep every night.

EXERCISE - Fitness Program

All experts promote regular exercise as a part of any fitness program. Apart from promoting health and good circulation, exercise can have a very positive effect on ADHD symptoms. Diet and exercise have a profound effect on the metabolism and this, in turn, can have an effect on ADHD symptoms.

Academic Delivery for ADHD Students

Small Class Sizes

Average class sizes of seven

Preferential Seating

Near to the teacher


Eliciting responses and participation

Assessment and Feedback

Regular testing and feedback maximizes progress

Highlighting Notes

Identify the main points of the lesson


Remove unnecessary stimulation


Discrete portions and testing

Academic Program

Robert Land Academy employs all of the above

Robert Land Academy

Structured & Motivating Program
40+ Years of Success
Effective for Diverse Needs
Boosts Self-Confidence
Empowers Goal Pursuit

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