ADHD is a term used to classify extreme symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. It is one of the most challenging and controversial areas of special education facing teachers in schools today. This informative guide equips teachers with a wide variety of strategies for teaching and managing pupils who are diagnosed with ADHD. Fintan O'Regan also provides guidance on medication such as Ritalin, and suggests a number of ways to get parents more involved. All in all, an indispensible guide for every teacher! This new edition contains a new chapter on the range of assessment procedures available and details of the impact of ADHD throughout the world.
Fintan J. O'Regan was Head of the only specialist school in the UK for teaching and managing ADHD. He is also Education Director of ADD Information Services, the national parent support group for children and families concerned with ADHD issues.
Chap 1 What is ADHD?; Chap 2 Impact of ADHD?; Chap 3 Intervention: Educational Options; Chap 4: Intervention: Behavioural Options; Chap 5: Intervention: Socialization Options; Chap 6: Intervention: Multi-agency Options; Chap 7: Assessing students with ADHD; Chap 8: ADHD and other conditions; Chap 9 Directory.