101 School Success Tools for Students With ADHD

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101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD provides materials and the guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested strategies for use with learners with ADHD, the book provides a brief overview of the specific learning needs of these students before including a wide variety of tools teachers can immediately pull out and use in the classroom and parents can use in the home setting.

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Overview

101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD provides materials and the guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested strategies for use with learners with ADHD, the book provides a brief overview of the specific learning needs of these students before including a wide variety of tools teachers can immediately pull out and use in the classroom and parents can use in the home setting.

Each tool is explained in a brief how-to section that includes specific information on adapting the tool based on the individual student's needs. The book covers topics like observing and collecting data on students, creating schedules, assessing a child's strengths, refocusing a child's attention, managing difficult behaviors, implementing calming techniques, providing motivation, and improving study and homework skills. A collection of worksheets, forms, checklists, charts, Web site listings, and other tools are included as reproducible pages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593634032
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 798,680
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Having served as teachers, private practitioners, and school psychologists, Jacqueline S. Iseman, Sue Jeweler, and Stephan M. Silverman are the authors of the bestselling School Success for Kids With ADHD. The authors reside in the Washington, DC, area where they frequently present on the topics of students with special learning needs and ADHD.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Attention and Planning 1

Chapter 2 Time Management and Organization 9

Chapter 3 Homework and Study Skills 23

Chapter 4 Encouraging Achievement 35

Chapter 5 Behavior Modification 49

Chapter 6 Strategies Used by Successful Teachers 57

Chapter 7 School Observations 129

Chapter 8 Preparing for Meetings 137

Chapter 9 Communication Between Teachers, Parents, and Professionals 153

Chapter 10 Tools for Parents 169

Conclusion 215

References 217

Authors' Note 221

About the Authors 223

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    ADHD Resource

    This book was an excellent resource to add to my current library on ADD. I have a teenage daughter who has ADHD and I liked the way this book was organized. It is also more current than some of the other resource books I have.

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