How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions

ISBN-10: 0787972959

ISBN-13: 9780787972950

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Sandra F. Rief

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With enhanced new content in many areas, this second edition is designed to serve as a guide for school personnel trying to make a difference in the lives of children who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.
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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Key Information for Understanding and Managing ADHD
Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Definitions and Descriptions of ADHD
Behavioral Characteristics of ADHD
The Predominantly Inattentive Type of ADHD
The Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type of ADHD
Positive Traits and Characteristics Common in Many Children, Teens, and Adults with ADHD
Girls with Attention-Deficit Disorders
ADHD and the "Executive Functions"
ADHD "Look Alikes"
ADHD and Co-Existing (or Associated) Disorders
Statistics and Risk Factors
What Is Currently Known About ADHD
What May Be the Causes of ADHD
What Is Not Known About ADHD
ADHD and the Impact on the Family
Making the Diagnosis: A Comprehensive Evaluation for ADHD
The Components of a Comprehensive Evaluation for ADHD
Who Is Qualified to Evaluate a Child for ADHD?
Multimodal Treatments for ADHD
Management Strategies
AAP Guidelines and Additional Points
A Word About Alternative and Unproven Treatments
Medication Treatment and Management
Psychostimulant (Stimulant) Medications
Atomoxetine (Strattera)
Other Medical Treatments
What Teachers and Parents Need to Know If a Child/Teen Is on Medication
Advice for Parents
Interview with Mike
Do's and Don'ts for Teachers and Parents
Advice for Teachers
Advice for Parents
Interview with Spencer's Mother
Interview with Steve
Critical Factors in the Success of Students with ADHD
Interview with Joe
ADHD and Social Skills Interventions
Skill Deficits Versus Performance Deficits
Interventions for Social Skills Problems
School Interventions
Child Social Skills Interventions
Parent Interventions
Summer Treatment Programs
ADHD in Preschool and Kindergarten
Parent Concerns and Recommendations
Preschool and Kindergarten Classroom Strategies for Success
Creating the Climate for Success
Management Techniques in Kindergarten
What Else Is Important?
What to Do About ...
ADHD in Middle School and High School
What All Adolescents Need
The Value of Mentorship
Dan's Story
The Core Symptoms of ADHD During Adolescence
How Parents Can Help
Why Can't They "Act Their Age"?
School Supports
Exemplary Model Program for Students with ADHD (The ADHD Zero Point Program)
Looping in Middle School
Student Support Teams
Warning Signs of Trouble in Middle School and High School
Warning Signs of Learning Disabilities in Secondary School Children
Interview with Joe
Part 1: General References
Part 1: Recommended Resources
Managing the Challenge of ADHD Behaviors
Classroom Management and Positive Discipline Practices
Common Triggers or Antecedents to Misbehavior
Classroom Management Tips
Addressing Student Misbehavior
Possible Corrective Consequences
Interview with Brad
Preventing or Minimizing Behavior Problems During Transitions and Less Structured Times
Some Ways to Help
Individualized Behavior Management, Interventions, and Supports
Understanding the ABCs of Behavior
Target Behaviors
Goal Sheets
Home Notes and Daily Report Cards
Chart Moves
Token Economy or Token Programs
Response Costs
Strategies to Aid Calming and Avoid Escalation of Problems
Tips for Dealing with "Challenging" or "Difficult" Kids
What Is an FBA?
What Is a BIP?
Guiding Questions for Behavioral Issues
Strategies to Increase Listening, Following Directions, and Compliance
Tips for Teachers and Parents
Compliance Training
Attention!! Strategies for Engaging, Maintaining, and Regulating Students' Attention
Getting and Focusing Students' Attention
Maintaining Students' Attention Through Active Participation
Questioning Techniques to Increase Student Response Opportunities
Keeping Students On-Task During Seatwork
Tips for Helping Inattentive, Distractible Students
Self-Monitoring Attention and Listening Levels (Self-Regulatory Techniques)
Part 2: General References
Part 2: Recommended Resources
Instructional and Academic Strategies and Supports
Reaching Students Through Differentiated Instruction
What Differentiation Means
What Can Be Differentiated?
Flexible Grouping
Multiple Intelligences
Layered Curriculum
Interview with Bob
Multisensory Instruction
Multisensory Strategies for Learning Multiplication Tables
Multisensory Spelling Strategies and Activities
Instructional Suggestions for Teachers
Accommodations and Modifications
Interview with Brita
Reaching Students Through Their Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences
Learning Styles
Environmental Adaptations and Accommodations
Multiple Intelligences
Student Learning Style/Interest Interview
Interview with Amy
The Advantages of Cooperative Learning for Students with ADHD
The Five Elements of Cooperative Learning
Getting Started with Group Work
Structuring to Achieve Positive Interdependence
Teaching Social Skills Through Cooperative Learning
Organization, Time Management, and Study Skills
What Teachers and Parents Can Do to Help Build Organization Skills
What Teachers and Parents Can Do to Help with Time Management
Learning Strategies and Study Skills
Learning Strategies
Study Skills
Interview with Susan
Writing and Reading Challenges for Students with ADHD
Why Writing Is Such a Struggle for Students with ADHD
Common Reading Difficulties in Children and Teens with Attention-Deficit Disorders
Reading Disabilities/Dyslexia
What Research Tells Us About Learning to Read and Reading Difficulties
What Is Known About Effective Intervention for Struggling Readers
Written Language Strategies, Accommodations, and Interventions: Pre-Planning/Organizing, Handwriting, Assistive Technology
Strategies to Help with Planning/Organizing (Pre-Writing)
Strategies for Improving Fine Motor, Handwriting, Written Organization, and Legibility
Strategies for Bypassing and Accommodating Writing Difficulties
Strategies for Building Written Expression and Editing Skills
Written Expression-Strategies and Support
More Instructional Recommendations
Help with Editing Strategies and Other Tips
Reading Strategies and Interventions: Building Decoding Skills, Vocabulary, and Fluency
The Reading Process: What Good Readers Do
Strategies for Building Word Recognition, Reading Vocabulary, and Fluency
Independent Reading
Oral Reading Strategies
Vocabulary Enhancement
Reading Tips and Strategies for Parents
Research-Based Reading Intervention Programs
Interview with Malinda
Reading Comprehension Strategies and Interventions
Pre-Reading Strategies
During-the Reading Strategies
After-Reading Strategies
Graphic Organizers (Graphic Outlines or Graphic Aids)
Other Reading Comprehension/Meaning-Making Strategies
Other Active Reading/Discussion Formats
Book Projects/Activities
Interview with John
Mathematics: Challenges and Strategies
Math Difficulties Associated with ADHD
Math Strategies and Interventions
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards
Part 3: General References
Part 3: Recommended Resources
Personal Stories and Case Studies
A Parent's Story: What Every Teacher and Clinician Needs to Hear
A Parent's Story
Case Studies and Interventions (Adam and Vincent)
Adam (Twelve Years Old, Seventh-Grade Student)
Vincent (Seventeen Years Old, High School Senior)
Collaborative Efforts and School Responsibilities in Helping Children with ADHD
Teaming for Success: Communication, Collaboration, and Mutual Support
The Necessity of a Team Approach
The Parents' Role in the Collaborative Team Process
The Educators' Role in the Collaborative Team Process
The Clinicians' Role in the Collaborative Team Process
Cultural Sensitivity and Its Impact on Effective Communication and Collaboration
Final Thoughts on Home/School Collaboration
The Role of the School's Multidisciplinary Team
The Student Support Team (SST) Process
If You Suspect a Student Has ADHD
The School's Role and Responsibilities in the Diagnosis of ADHD
School-Based Assessment for ADHD
School Documentation and Communication with Medical Providers and Others
Communication with Physicians
Communication Between Schools
Communication with Community Health Providers/Organizations
Teacher Documentation
Educational Laws and Rights of Students with ADHD
Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
Section 504
Which One May Be Better for a Student with ADHD-A 504 Plan or an IEP?
Disciplining Students with Disabilities Under Special Education Law
The Reauthorization of IDEA
IDEA 2004
No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Innovative Collaborative Programs for Helping Children with ADHD
The Utah Model-Intermountain Health Care's (IHC's) Care Management System for ADHD
Project for Attention Related Disorder (PARD) of San Diego, California
OU Pediatrics/Kendall Whittier Elementary-Collaborative Model of Care in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Insights from Dr. Donald Hamilton, OU Pediatrics
More Innovative Programs and Projects for Improving the Lives of Those with ADHD
Part 5: General References
Part 5: Recommended Resources
Additional Supports and Strategies
Stress Reduction, Relaxation Strategies, Leisure Activities, and Exercise
Fun and Laughter
Breathing Techniques
Yoga and Slow Movement Exercises
Visualization and Guided Imagery
Leisure Activities, Recreation, and Hobbies
Exercise and Sports
Music for Relaxation, Transitions, Energizing, and Visualization
Music for a Calming Effect
Music for Moving from Here to There
Music for Transitional Times
Effect of Music on Mood
Interview with Bruce
Part 6: General References
Part 6: Recommended Resources
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