How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions

How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions

by Sandra F. Rief

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ISBN-13: 9781118429396
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/26/2012
Series: J-B Ed: Reach and Teach , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Sandra F. Rief , M.A., is a leading educational consultant, author, and speaker on effective strategies and interventions for helping students with learning, attention, and behavioral challenges. An award-winning educator with over twenty years experience teaching in public schools, she presents seminars, workshops, and keynotes nationally and internationally on this topic. Sandra is also the author of The ADHD Book of Lists and The ADD/ADHD Checklist, both from Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

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.

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