- The ADHD Handbook for Schools
Effective strategies for identifying and teaching students with Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. Details the characteristics, causes, and contributing factors of ADHD and gives an overview of treatments.
Guide explains Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the scope of an educational disorder and offers ideas for teaching students with ADHD, as well as helping parents understand their children better and find the right assistance.
Educators in regular and special education settings who teach students with ADHD will appreciate this classroom-focused guide to ADHD that discusses specific teaching strategies and provides a thorough history of the disorder. The most up-to-date knowledge about ADHD characteristics, diagnosis, contributing factors, and medical and psycho-social treatments is comprehensively detailed.
Suggested teaching techniques and tips for improving learning and behavior in the classroom include strategies for developing partnerships with parents of ADHD students, a listing of support groups and resources for parents, and specific tools for assessment, such as rating scales and history forms. 175 pages.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Children's Mental Health Services and the School's Vital Role
Chapter 2: Characteristics of Children with ADHD
Chapter 3: Causes of ADHD and Contributory Factors
Chapter 4: ADHD Across the Lifespan
Chapter 5: Assessing ADHD in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 6: An Overview of Treatments for ADHD
Chapter 7: MyADHD.com: An Internet-based System to Facilitate Assessment and Treatment of ADHD
Chapter 8: The School's Role in Providing Services for Students with ADHD
Chapter 9: Twenty Critical Ideas for Teaching Students with ADHD
Chapter 10: Classroom Interventions to Improve Behavior and Attention
Chapter 11: Medication Management of ADHD
Chapter 12: Addressing Academic Skill Problems
Chapter 13: Teaching Study Strategies
Chapter 14: Teaching Social Skills
Chapter 15: Teaching Students with ADHD and Other Mental Health Disorders
Chapter 16: Helping Parents Find the Right Help
Chapter 17: Helping Children with ADHD Understand Themselves Better
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