Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom

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Attention- PDFDeficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom provideseducators with a complete guide on how to deal effectively with studentswith attention deficits in their classrooms. Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom PDF EBook The book emphasizes practical applications for teachers to use that will facilitate the success ofstudents, both academically and socially, in a school setting. The book is organized into nine chapters and six appendixes. Chapter 1 is acomprehensive case study of a student with ADHD. Chapter 2 provides anoverview of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and includesthe legal mandates for providing services to this group of children. Adefinition of ADHD is provided, and a brief review of the possible causesof this condition is included. One section of the chapter focuses onmulticultural issues and ADHD, an especially important topic for ourschools, which reflect ever-increasing diversity. Chapter 3 presentsinformation on how to assess ADHD. Existing techniques, ways for teachersto interpret the requirements for identification in the Diagnostic andStatistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition, and formal,standardized assessment instruments are described. Chapter 4 providespractical, comprehensive suggestions for managing the classroomenvironment. Group-management techniques are presented, along withsuggestions on how to manage the physical environment to best deal withstudents with ADHD. One section is devoted to behavior-managementtechniques, and practical ideas are presented about how to use thesetechniques with children with ADHD. A checklist in the appendix isprovided as an example of interventions based on specific characteristics. Chapter 5 discusses instructional accommodations for children with ADHD.Teacher planning, grouping strategies, material modifications, the use ofhomework, and testing modifications are presented in this chapter. How todevelop student-regulated strategies, including self-management Like this book? Read online this: Comprehensive Guide to Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults, Style Deficit Disorder.

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