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Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents, 2nd edition

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Thousands of teachers and parents have relied on the authoritative, concise information in Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits for advice on meeting the educational, medical, and social needs and challenges of adolescents with these conditions. This updated edition provides more than 80 summaries (annotated checklists for easy consumption) chock full of new information on research, teaching strategies, education law, executive functioning, social ...
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Overview

Thousands of teachers and parents have relied on the authoritative, concise information in Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits for advice on meeting the educational, medical, and social needs and challenges of adolescents with these conditions. This updated edition provides more than 80 summaries (annotated checklists for easy consumption) chock full of new information on research, teaching strategies, education law, executive functioning, social skills, and medication.

A well-known expert on attention deficit disorders and related conditions and the author of the highly acclaimed Teenagers with ADD and ADHD, Chris Dendy is encouraging to educators about the challenges of teaching and managing behavior, while reminding them that attention issues are due to problems in the brain that students can't control. Summaries fall into these important categories:


• The Basics of ADD & ADHD
• Academic and Learning Issues
• Executive Function and Organizational Skills
• Federal Laws
• Medication Issues
• Managing Behaviors
• Going the Extra Mile

This comprehensive resource is an excellent tool for teachers and parents to use to pinpoint concrete ways to help their child or student be as successful as possible.

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What People Are Saying

Russell A. Barkley
"This is a marvelously written, easily read and richly informative book on understanding and managing the executive, organization, attention, and other deficits associated with ADHD/ADD in children and adolescents. The information provided here is refreshingly science-based and remarkably useful instead of just being recycled or wholly invented clinical folklore. The author has not only worked with legions of families having ADHD children, but has lived with the disorder in her own family as well and so knows well of what she preaches in these pages. Both parents and teachers will find here numerous recommendations for addressing the home and school problems often associated with this disorder. In short, if you have a child with ADHD, you need to read this book."
-Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, and Author of
Taking Charge of ADHD

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606130162
  • Publisher: Woodbine House
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 375
  • Sales rank: 429,323
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Dendy has more than thirty years of experience as a teacher, school psychologist, mental health counselor, administrator, and national consultant. She is the mother of three children, two of whom have ADD. She is also the author of Teenagers with ADD and ADHD (Woodbine House, 2006).
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