Teaching Teens With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

Teaching Teens With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents

Book - 2011
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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. Parents and teachers don't just get classroom accommodations they also get an overview of treatment, diagnosis, and the impact of attention disorders inside and outside the classroom. A well-respected expert on attention deficit disorders and related conditions and the author of the highly acclaimed Teenagers with ADD ADHD, Chris Dendy is encouraging to educators about the challenges of teaching and managing behavior, while reminding them that attention issues are due to problems in the brain that students can't control. Summaries fall into these categories: • The Basics of ADD & ADHD • Academic and Learning Issues • Executive Function and Organizational Skills • Federal Laws • Medication Issues • Managing Behaviors • 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. Praise for the first edition….Includes “the most current information known about attention deficit disorders. Chris masterfully shares her expertise, knowledge and insights as both a well-respected educator and expert in the field, and as a mother who has lived through the challenges of parenting a teen with ADHD. --Sandra Rief, teacher, consultant, and author of How to Reach & Teach ADD/ADHD Children

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Designed to be accessible to parents and teachers of middle and high school students, the second edition of this guide is updated with the latest information on medications, academic and behavioral interventions, and changes to special education laws. The book consists of 81 concise summaries in annotated checklist form, in sections on: basics of ADD and ADHD, academic and learning issues and interventions, executive function and organizational skills, federal laws (IDEA and Section 504), medication issues, classroom challenges and management, and going the extra mile for students. The book includes an appendix of 11 blank forms. Author Dendy, mother of two children with ADD, has 30 years of experience as a teacher, school psychologist, mental health counselor, and consultant. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : Woodbine House, c2011
Edition: 2nd ed, Rev. and expanded
Description: 376 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9781606130162
Branch Call Number: 371.94 Zei
Additional Contributors: Zeigler Dendy, Chris A.

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