Meeting a key need for teachers, this book provides practical, data-based tools for helping students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in the classroom. The authors combine instructional expertise with extensive knowledge about the nature and treatment of ADHD. Coverage includes ways to support students and teach them needed strategies in core areas: academic skills, behavior, self-regulation, and social skills. Step-by-step instructions and concrete examples help teachers implement effective interventions and accommodations. The book also offers crucial guidance for teaming with other school professionals and with parents.
Robert Reid, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has done extensive work nationally and internationally on children with ADHD and on cognitive strategy instruction. He has also conducted research with youth in residential settings and in out-of-home care. Dr. Reid has published over 100 articles and book chapters as well as the coauthored ADHD Rating Scale-IV, which is now used in seven countries, and presents at national and international conferences. He is a recipient of the Special Education Student Research Award from the American Educational Research Association and the Jeannie P. Baliles Child Mental Health Research Award from the Virginia Treatment Center for Children. Dr. Reid currently serves on the editorial boards of five journals and actively reviews for a number of others. Joseph Johnson, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Prior to earning his doctorate in special education, he taught in public secondary schools for over 13 years, including 6 years as a special education teacher in both resource and cotaught classrooms. His interests include cognitive strategy instruction and academic interventions for adolescents with ADHD.
1. Introduction2. What Is ADHD?3. Assessment of ADHD4. ADHD in the Schools5. School-Based Treatment for ADHD6. Working with Parents7. Medication8. Functional Behavioral Assessment9. Behavior Management10. Academics and ADHD11. Self-Regulation Strategies12. Survival Skills