This comprehensive resource is pack with tested, up-to-date information and techniques to help teachers, counselors and parents understand and manage adolescents with attention deficit disorder, including step-by-step procedures for behavioral intervention at school and home and reproducible handouts, checklists and record-keeping forms. The ten chapters include Medical/Clinical Interventions, Family Issues for ADHD Teens, Educational Issues, Network of Support, and more. How to Reach and Teach Teenagers with ADHD is one of the most practical and complete resources available for understanding the nature and treatment of attention deficit disorder and helping Adolescents with ADHD control difficult behaviors and overcome related social and academic problems.
Comprehensive and current, this new text will prepare future educators to successfully instruct students with emotional and behavior disorders in their classrooms. Readers will be given a sound introduction on the subject, from the foundations of the disorders, to a discussion of risk and protective factors, and also a general bio-psychosocial model. Several, particularly hard-to-manage disorders are featured in multiple chapters, and assessment is briefly addressed, including comparing Functional Behavior Assessment with regular assessment, the Behavior Intervention Plans, and Individual Education Plans. Behavior problems manifested and managed in the classroom is reviewed, with an emphasis...
Full of intervention strategies, this resource helps teachers understand ADHD, make accommodations, promote appropriate behavior, and deal with impulsivity, attention problems, hyperactivity, and more.
As a professional working with all types of children on a daily basis, you know what a positive influence parents can have on a child's success in school and beyond. You also know how essential parental involvement is for children with attention deficit disorders, especially when the child's difficult behaviors controlsituations with his or her peers, siblings, and adults. Now you can give parents guidance and hope in dealing with their children through Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors. Written in clear, nontechnical language, this much-needed guide provides practical, real-life techniques and activities to help parents.
For teachers, counselors and parents, this comprehensive new resource is filled with up-to-date information and practical strategies to help kids with attention deficits learn to control and change their own behaviors and build the academic, social, and personal skills necessary for success in school and in life. The Kit first explains ADD/ADHD behavior, its biological bases and basic characteristics and describes procedures used for diagnosis and various treatment options. It then details a proven set of training exercises and programs in which teachers, counselors and parents work together to monitor and manage the child's behavior to achieve the desired results.
Written for educators who work with special children and teens, this second edition of a best-selling classic offers a practical guide to every facet of the special education teacher’s job, from teaching in a self-contained classroom or resource room to serving on a multidisciplinary team. This easy-to-follow format, takes you step by step through the various stages required to understand the referral process, parent intakes and conferences, evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, remediation, placement, individual education plans, classroom management, medication, educational law, and more.
The aim of the Including Children with... series is to equip practitioners and carers with the basic information they require in order to understand particular special needs and respond appropriately to the child and his or her parents. The emphasis is on helping the child to participate as fully as possible in the curriculum, on equal terms with his or her peers. Each book will -Inform you by: Providing essential background information about the particular need; Telling you about the particular learning requirements of children with that need; Indicating further resources and sources of help; Unraveling the complexities of working with a range of different agencies. Support you by: Offering tried and tested teaching tips; Giving advice about working with support staff; Giving practical strategies for differentiation. Inspire you by: Suggesting a range of activity ideas across all the areas of learning; Offering great ideas to help children make a smooth startto education. Make you think by asking: How does it feel to have this need? What's it like to be the parent of a child with this need?
This comprehensive, practical resource gives educators at all levels essential information, techniques, and tools for understanding dyslexia and adapting teaching methods in all subject areas to meet the learning style, social, and emotional needs of students who have dyslexia. Special features include over 50 full-page activity sheets that can be photocopied for immediate use and interviews with students and adults who have had personal experience with dyslexia. Organized into twenty sections, information covers everything from ten principles of instruction to teaching reading, handwriting, spelling, writing, math, everyday skills, and even covers the adult with dyslexia.