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ADHD is the #2 genetically inherited condition in the world, 80%.
If one or more of the parents have ADHD and don't learn how to manage it properly, there will be worse outcomes for the child and will make the teacher's job even harder. Here's Harvard's 5 minute Adult ADHD Screener test.
50 Tips on the Classroom Management of Attention Deficit Disorder
M. Hallowell, MD and John J. Ratey MD. Authors of several
books on Attention Deficit Disorder.
Accommodations Help Students with Attention Deficit Disorders
Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist. Author of The
ADD Hyperactivity Workbook for Parents, Teachers, and Kids
and The ADD Hyperactivity Handbook for Schools. Lists examples
of accommodations which teachers can make to adapt to the
needs of students with Attention Deficit Disorder. They are
grouped below according to areas of difficulty: inattention,
impulsivity, motor activity, mood, academic skills, organizational
planning, compliance, and socialization.
on Instructional Choices for ADHD Students
the Teach ADHD website. Identifies and gives practical examples
in relation to four key variables to consider when planning
differentiated instruction for ADHD students:
- Learning context
- Instructional language
- Instructional supports
- Student learning strategies
in Classroom Management
Gives practical suggestions for dealing with ADHD students
in these areas:
Finding the right spot
- The "good neighbor"
- Time limits and schedules
- Dealing with disorganization
- Controlling distractions
- Avoiding social problems.
Deficits: What Teachers Should Know
Over 100 suggestions on teaching children with attention problems
divided by category. Also applicable for children with learning
differences and disabilities.
for Teachers Reprinted from THE ADD/ADHD CHECKLIST
Sandra Rief, author of The ADD/ADHD Checklist: An Easy Reference
for Parents and Teachers. Lists ideas for getting ADHD students'
attention, focusing students' attention, maintaining students'
attention, and keeping students on-task during seat work.
Classroom Accommodations for ADHD
about the physical environment of the classroom for children
with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Helping the Student with ADHD in the Classroom Strategies
by Stephen E. Brock, NCSP & Lodi (CA) Unified School District.
Lists specific strategies for teaching kids with ADHD
of Accommodations from State Assessment Policies
four categories that should be considered by the IEP team
and gives examples in each. Timing/Scheduling Accommodations,
Setting Accommodations; Presentation Accommodations; Response
Strategies for Teaching Youth with ADD and ADHD
Lists specific strategies for accomplishing different goals.
Classroom Interventions For Children With ADD & Learning
Children with attention deficit disorder and/or learning disabilities
can be a challenge for any classroom teacher. This page provides
some practical suggestions that can be used in the regular
classroom as well as the special education classroom. By looking
through a given list of interventions, a teacher will be able
to select one or more strategies that are suited to a specific
child in a specific environment.
Modification in the Classroom
By N. Mather and Sam Goldstein. Talks about different aspects
of behavior modification such as methods, techniques, consequences