ADHD and Education

ADHD and Education : Foundations, Characteristics, Methods, and Collaboration

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Authored by the foremost researcher in the education of children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Sydney S. Zentall provides educators with evidence-based knowledge about teaching students with ADHD and explains how these students differ from students with other disabilities.Based on the premise that educators are committed professionals, ADHD and Education: Foundations, Characteristics, Methods, and Collaboration provides information for teachers who want to understand the perspectives of students who have ADHD as well as their families and educators who work with them.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 190.5 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0130981737
  • 9780130981738

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Sydney S. Zentall, the foremost researcher in the education of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), provides educators with evidence-based knowledge about teaching students with ADHD and explains how these individuals differ from students with other disabilities. Based on the premise that educators are committed professionals, "ADHD and Education: Foundations, Characteristics, Methods, and Collaboration "provides information for teachers who want to understand the perspectives of students who have ADHD as well as their families and educators who work with them. This book: Provides empirically-based methods and strategies to successfully teach students with ADHD.Offers techniques for effectively collaborating and consulting with other teachers, service personnel, and family members.Discusses the limitations and controversies related to this complex disorder.show more

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PART I FOUNDATIONSChapter 1 Legal IssuesChapter 2 Diagnostic Perspectives and ControversiesChapter 3 Etiologies and Theoretical PerspectivesPART II CHARACTERISTICSChapter 4 Functional Assessment of IndividualsChapter 5 ADHD-Hyperactive/Impulsive Subtype (ADHD-H)Chapter 6 ADHD-Inattentive Subtype (ADHD-I)Chapter 7 Learning Problems and Co-occurring Learning DisabilitiesPART III METHODSChapter 8 Strategies to Reduce Activity/Impulsitivity: Change the SettingChapter 9 Strategies to Reduce Activity/Impulsitivity: Change the ChildChapter 10 Strategies to Improve AttentionChapter 11 Strategies to Improve LearningChapter 12 Collaborating to Support Students with ADHDshow more

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