Teaching Teens With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits
A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and ParentsBook - 2011
Thousands of teachers and parents have relied on the authoritative, concise information in Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD, & Executive Function Deficits for advice on meeting the educational, medical, and social needs and challenges of adolescents with these conditions. This updated edition provides more than 80 summaries (annotated checklists for easy consumption) chock full of new information on research, teaching strategies, education law, executive functioning, social skills, and medication.
A well-known expert on attention deficit disorders and related conditions and the author of the highly acclaimed Teenagers with ADD and ADHD , Chris Dendy is encouraging to educators about the challenges of teaching and managing behaviour, while reminding them that attention issues are due to problems in the brain that students can't control. Summaries fall into these important categories: The Basics of ADD & ADHD; Academic and Learning Issues; Executive Function and Organizational Skills; Federal Laws; Medication Issues; Managing Behaviors; Going the Extra Mile.