How to reach and teach children with ADD/ADHD : practical techniques, strategies, and interventions /

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by Rief, Sandra F.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Rief, Sandra F. Series: Jossey-Bass teacher Published by : Jossey-Bass, (San Francisco, Calif. :) Physical details: xix, 439 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Attention-deficit-disordered children -- Education -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Hyperactive children -- Education -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Classroom management -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Year : 2005 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School Professional 371.94 RIE Available

Rev. ed. of: How to reach and teach ADD/ADHD children. 1993.

Includes bibliographical references.

1: Key information for understanding and managing ADHD -- Understanding attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- Making the diagnosis: a comprehensive evaluation for ADHD -- Multimodal treatments for ADHD -- Medication treatment and management -- Do's and don'ts for teachers and parents -- Critical factors in the success of students with ADHD -- ADHD and social skills interventions -- ADHD in preschool and kindergarten -- ADHD in middle school and high school -- 2: Managing the challenge of ADHD behaviors -- Classroom management and positive discipline practices -- Preventing or minimizing behavior problems during transitions and less structured times -- Individualized behavior management, interventions, and supports -- Strategies to increase listening, following directions, and compliance -- Attention!! Strategies for engaging, maintaining, and regulating students' attention -- 3: Instructional and academic strategies and supports -- Reaching students through differentiated instruction -- Multisensory instruction -- Reaching students through their learning styles and multiple intelligences -- The advantages of cooperative learning for students with ADHD -- Organization, time management, and study skills -- Learning strategies and study skills -- Writing and reading challenges for students with ADHD -- Written language strategies, accommodations, and interventions: pre-planning/organizing, handwriting, assistive technology -- Strategies for building written expression and editing skills -- Reading strategies and interventions: building decoding skills, vocabulary, and fluency -- Reading comprehension strategies and interventions -- Mathematics: challenges and strategies -- 4: Personal stories and case studies -- A parent's story: what every teacher and clinician needs to hear -- Case studies and interventions (Adam and Vincent) -- 5: Collaborative efforts and school responsibilities in helping children with ADHD -- Teaming for success: communication, collaboration, and mutual support -- The role of the school's multidisciplinary team -- School documentation and communication with medical providers and others -- Educational laws and rights of students with ADHD -- Innovative collaborative programs for helping children with ADHD -- 6: Additional supports and strategies -- Stress reduction, relaxation strategies, leisure activities, and exercise -- Music for relaxation, transitions, energizing, and visualization.