The ADHD Handbook for Schools
Effective Strategies for Identifying and Teaching Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The ADHD Handbook for Schools contains chapters to help readers fully understand ADHD, assessment procedures, strategies...
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The ADHD Handbook for Schools contains chapters to help readers fully understand ADHD, assessment procedures, strategies critical for improving student learning and behavior, and new advances in medical and non-medical treatments. This is the kind of practical information educators need!
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 psychosocial 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.
- 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
- References and Resources
Softcover; 260 pages
By Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., the founder of CHADD - the largest national organization assisting children and adults with ADHD.
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