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Classroom Management Techniques for Students With ADHD
A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators


December 2007 | 120 pages | Corwin

"The book is easy to read and contains strategies that beginning teachers will find helpful."
—Sylvia Rockwell, Professor of Special Education, St. Leo University
Author, You Can't Make Me!

"A needed addition to the professional library of teachers who are challenged to meet the needs of students with ADHD."
—Mary Reeve, Director of Special Education
Gallup-McKinley County Public Schools, Gallup, NM

Understand key concepts of ADHD to effectively manage your classroom!

Working with students who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) presents unique challenges for educators. This valuable resource provides general and special education professionals with an understanding of ADHD and appropriate strategies to help children participate in the classroom experience and develop to their fullest potential.

Aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, Classroom Management Techniques for Students With ADHD presents practical, nuts-and-bolts methods and a concise glossary for teaching and working with this unique group of students. The authors, recognized experts in the field, succinctly cover:

  • The characteristics of ADHD
  • The processes and legal requirements for identifying students with ADHD
  • Understanding different treatment options and how students are diagnosed
  • Instructional techniques and behavioral interventions
  • Classroom accommodations and modifications

Use this indispensable text to help you work effectively with parents, other professionals, and the outside community in fostering successful learning experiences for students with ADHD.


 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Step 1: Reviewing Your Current Knowledge of Students With ADHD
 
Step 2: Identifying Characteristics of Students With ADHD in Your Classroom
 
Step 3: Understanding the Legal Requirements for Identification of Students With ADHD
 
Step 4: Understanding the Evaluation Procedures Used for Assessment of Students With ADHD
 
Step 5: Understanding How Students With ADHD Are Diagnosed
 
Step 6: Identifying Treatment Options for Students With ADHD
 
Step 7: Understanding the Key Components to Effective Classroom Management for Students With ADHD
 
Step 8: Implementing Academic Instruction Techniques
 
Step 9: Implementing Behavioral Intervention Techniques
 
Step 10: Implementing Classroom Accommodation and Modification Techniques
 
Conclusion
 
References
 
Index

"The book is easy to read and contains strategies that beginning teachers will find helpful."

Sylvia Rockwell, Professor of Special Education, St. Leo University
Author, You Can't Make Me!

"A needed addition to the professional library of teachers who are challenged to meet the needs of students with ADHD.”

Mary Reeve, Director of Special Education
Gallup-McKinley County Public Schools, Gallup, NM

"A comprehensive guide for anyone working with children who have ADHD, from those who have vast experience to those who are working with their first student."

West Keller, Special Educator
McGilvra Elementary School, Seattle, WA

"Provides special education professionals with an excellent, concrete set of guidelines for working with students with ADHD. This is a winner."

The Bookwatch, June 2008
Midwest Book Review

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