Sept 27, 2017, ABC7 Chicago: Suburban school utilizing flexible seating options for students http://abc7chicago.com/education/suburban-school-utilizing-flexible-seating-options-for-students/2461532/ CLARENDON HILLS, Ill. (WLS) -- A suburban school has re-thought how classrooms are structured. Fifth graders at Prospect Elementary School in Clarendon Hills have traded in their desks for what's being called flexible seating. Sitting on a box or a bicycle, kneeling on a cushion or hanging out on a couch, chair or the counter -- these are not your traditional classrooms. At Prospect Elementary in Clarendon Hills, fifth grade students have a close to 50 different seating options. … Prospect's Occupational Therapist Marie Tate says flexible seating has been helpful for kids with ADHD or sensory processing disorders.