This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for:
- Engaging students' attention and active participation
- Keeping students on-task and productive
- Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom
- Differentiating instruction and addressing students' diverse learning styles
- Building a partnership with parents
- and much more.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction.
PART 1: KEY INFORMATION FOR UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING ADHD.
Section 1.1: Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Section 1.2: Making the Diagnosis: A Comprehensive Evaluation for ADHD.
Section 1.3: Multimodal Treatments for ADHD.
Section 1.4: Medication Treatment and Management.
Section 1.5: Do’s and Don’ts for Teachers and Parents.
Section 1.6: Critical Factors in the Success of Students with ADHD.
Section 1.7: ADHD and Social Skills Interventions.
Section 1.8: ADHD in Preschool and Kindergarten.
Section 1.9: ADHD in Middle School and High School.
Part 1: General References.
Part 1: Recommended Resources.
PART 2: MANAGING THE CHALLENGE OF ADHD BEHAVIORS.
Section 2.1: Classroom Management and Positive Discipline Practices.
Section 2.2: Preventing or Minimizing Behavior Problems During Transitions and Less Structured Times.
Section 2.3: Individualized Behavior Management, Interventions, and Supports.
Section 2.4: Strategies to Increase Listening, Following Directions, and Compliance.
Section 2.5: Attention!! Strategies for Engaging, Maintaining, and Regulating Students’ Attention.
Part 2: General References.
Part 2: Recommended Resources.
PART 3: INSTRUCTIONAL AND ACADEMIC STRATEGIES AND SUPPORTS.
Section 3.1: Reaching Students Through Differentiated Instruction.
Section 3.2: Multisensory Instruction.
Section 3.3: Reaching Students Through Their Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences.
Section 3.4: The Advantages of Cooperative Learning for Students with ADHD.
Section 3.5: Organization, Time Management, and Study Skills.
Section 3.6: Learning Strategies and Study Skills.
Section 3.7: Writing and Reading Challenges for Students with ADHD.
Section 3.8: Written Language Strategies, Accommodations, and Interventions: Pre-Planning/Organizing, Handwriting, Assistive Technology.
Section 3.9: Strategies for Building Written Expression and Editing Skills.
Section 3.10: Reading Strategies and Interventions: Building Decoding Skills, Vocabulary, and Fluency.
Section 3.11: Reading Comprehension Strategies and Interventions.
Section 3.12: Mathematics: Challenges and Strategies.
Part 3: General References.
Part 3: Recommended Resources.
PART 4: PERSONAL STORIES AND CASE STUDIES.
Section 4.1: A Parent’s Story: What Every Teacher and Clinician Needs to Hear.
Section 4.2: Case Studies and Interventions (Adam and Vincent).
PART 5: COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IN HELPING CHILDREN WITH ADHD.
Section 5.1: Teaming for Success: Communication, Collaboration, and Mutual Support.
Section 5.2: The Role of the School’s Multidisciplinary Team.
Section 5.3: School Documentation and Communication with Medical Providers and Others.
Section 5.4: Educational Laws and Rights of Students with ADHD.
Section 5.5: Innovative Collaborative Programs for Helping Children with ADHD.
Part 5: General References.
Part 5: Recommended Resources.
PART 6: ADDITIONAL SUPPORTS AND STRATEGIES.
Section 6.1: Stress Reduction, Relaxation Strategies, Leisure Activities, and Exercise.
Section 6.2: Music for Relaxation, Transitions, Energizing, and Visualization.
Part 6: General References.
Part 6: Recommended Resources.