How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD (Paperback)

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The most up-to-date and comprehensive vital resource for educators seeking ADD/ADHD-supportive methods

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD, Third Edition is an essential guide for school personnel. Approximately 10 percent of school-aged children have ADD/ADHD--that is at least two students in every classroom. Without support and appropriate intervention, many of these students will suffer academically and socially, leaving them at risk for a variety of negative outcomes. This book serves as a comprehensive guide to understand and manage ADHD: utilizing educational methods, techniques, and accommodations to help children and teens sidestep their weaknesses and showcase their numerous strengths. This new 2016 edition has been completely updated with the latest information about ADHD, research-validated treatments, educational laws, executive function, and subject-specific strategies. It also includes powerful case studies, intervention plans, valuable resources, and a variety of management tools to improve the academic and behavioral performance of students from kindergarten through high-school. From learning and behavioral techniques to whole group and individualized interventions, this indispensable guide is a must-have resource for every classroom--providing expert tips and strategies on reaching kids with ADHD, getting through, and bringing out their best.

  • Prevent behavioral problems in the classroom and other school settings
  • Increase students' on-task behavior, work production, and academic performance
  • Effectively manage challenging behaviors related to ADHD
  • Improve executive function-related skills (organization, memory, time management)
  • Apply specific research-based supports and interventions to enable school success
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents, physicians, and agencies

About the Author

SANDRA RIEF, M.A., is an internationally known author, speaker, and educational consultant, specializing in practical and effective strategies for helping students with ADHD and learning disabilities succeed in school. She is the author or coauthor of The ADHD Book of Lists, The Dyslexia Checklist, The ADD/ADHD Checklist and other books, all published by Jossey-Bass.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781118937785
ISBN-10: 1118937783
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 512
Language: English