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ADHD Work Accommodations: helpful phrases for getting your needs accommodated

ADHD Work Accommodations: Helpful phrases for getting your needs accommodated!

Helpful Phrases:

  • Can I pause you really quick? I need to grab my notebook so I can write down what you're saying so I won't forget anything.

  • Alright, just to make sure I got everything, you need x, y, and z, correct?

  • I need to pause for one second. What you're saying is really important and I want to make sure I get it all written down so I need a minute to catch up with my notes.

  • I want to make sure I captured everything you need. I'm going to go through my notes and can you let me know if I missed anything?

How to Explain your Communication Needs:

  • One thing you should know about me is I need to write things down in order to remember them. So, I may pause you from time-to-time so I can catch up with my notes and make sure I have everything captured.

  • When you're done explaining something, I need to repeat back what you said to make sure my understanding is aligned with your expectations.

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