How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD (3rd Revised edition)

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD (3rd Revised edition)

By: Sandra F. Rief (author)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

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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.


Preface xxv PART 1: KEY INFORMATION FOR UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING ADHD Section 1.1: Understanding ADHD 3 Section 1.2: ADHD and Executive Function Impairment 21 Section 1.3: Making the Diagnosis: A Comprehensive Evaluation for ADHD 27 Section 1.4: Multimodal Treatment for ADHD 35 Section 1.5: Medication Treatment and Management 43 Section 1.6: Behavioral Therapy for Managing ADHD 51 Section 1.7: Critical Factors in the Success of Students with ADHD 57 Section 1.8: ADHD in Preschool and Kindergarten 63 Section 1.9: ADHD in Middle School and High School 73 PART 2: MANAGING THE CHALLENGE OF ADHD BEHAVIORS Section 2.1: Proactive Classroom Management 97 Section 2.2: Preventing Behavior Problems during Transitions and Less Structured Times 111 Section 2.3: Class (Group) Behavior Management and Incentive Systems 115 Section 2.4: Individualized Behavior Supports and Interventions 123 Section 2.5: Strategies to Increase Listening, Following Directions, and Compliance 139 Section 2.6: Managing Challenging Behavior: Strategies for Teachers and Parents 143 Section 2.7: School-Based Social Skills Interventions 153 PART 3: INSTRUCTIONAL, LEARNING, AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTION STRATEGIES Section 3.1: Attention!! Strategies for Engaging, Maintaining, and Regulating Students Attention 177 Section 3.2: Research-Based Instructional Approaches and Interventions 191 Section 3.3: Organization and Time Management 207 Section 3.4: The Homework Challenge: Strategies and Tips for Parents and Teachers 219 Section 3.5: Learning Strategies and Study Skills 229 Section 3.6: Memory Strategies and Supports 237 PART 4: STRATEGIES AND SUPPORTS FOR READING, WRITING, AND MATH Section 4.1: Common Reading and Writing Difficulties 257 Section 4.2: Decoding, Fluency, and Vocabulary 267 Section 4.3: Reading Comprehension 277 Section 4.4: Writing: Strategies, Supports, and Accommodations 291 Section 4.5: Spelling and Handwriting 309 Section 4.6: Mathematics 319 PART 5: PERSONAL STORIES AND CASE STUDIES Section 5.1: A Parent s Story ... What Every Teacher, Clinician, and Parent of a Child with ADHD Needs to Hear 343 Section 5.2: Student Case Studies and Interventions 375 PART 6: COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IN HELPING STUDENTS WITH ADHD Section 6.1: Teaming for Success: Communication, Collaboration, and Mutual Support 389 Section 6.2: The Role of the School s Multidisciplinary Team 399 Section 6.3: School Documentation and Communication with Medical Providers and Others 407 Section 6.4: Federal Laws and Educational Rights of Students with ADHD 415 APPENDIX: FORMS 433 A.1: --- s Daily Report 434 A.2: My Behavior Report 435 A.3A: Daily Report 436 A.3B: Daily Report Card 437 A.3C: Daily/Weekly Report Card 438 A.3D: Daily Behavior Report 439 A.4: Daily Monitoring Report 440 A.5: Self-Monitoring Behavior Log 441 A.6: Notebook Check 442 A.7: Homework Assignments 443 A.8: Homework Tracking Sheet 444 A.9: Book Club Roles 445 A.10: Book Club Culminating Activities 447 A.11: Five-Paragraph Persuasive Essay Rubric 449 A.12: Research Log 450 INDEX: 451

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/10/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781118937785
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781118937785
  • weight: 1156
  • ISBN10: 1118937783
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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