9781606130162

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9781606130162

  • ISBN 10:

    1606130161

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/12/2011
  • Publisher: Woodbine House

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Summary

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 behaviour, 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 Organisational Skills; Federal Laws; Medication Issues; Managing Behaviours; 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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