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Teaching Young Children With ADHD
Successful Strategies and Practical Interventions for PreK-3

First Edition


208 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This indispensable resource provides general education teachers with a solid understanding of ADHD, detailed descriptions of how it manifests in preschool and the primary grades, and research-based approaches for designing and adapting instruction to meet the needs of all young children. Together, the authors offer decades of experience from the fields of school psychology, special education, and medicine. Their combined knowledge clarifies and informs the what, why, and how of inclusive strategies that work, particularly for children with attention disorders. In reading this book, you will discover

- Practical interventions to develop children`s social skills and manage classroom behavior
- Suggestions for helping children with ADHD master the challenging task of writing
- Guidelines for recognizing appropriate and inappropriate responses to medication
- Recommendations for partnering with parents and families
- In-depth profiles of children with ADHD

By being aware of the impact that ADHD has on children`s social, emotional, and educational development, educators can work to build trust with both students and parents, and develop a positive, lasting influence on the lives of the children they teach.
 
Foreword MEREDITH CATHCART
 
Preface
 
Yes, ADHD Is a Real Disorder!
 
Recognizing ADHD: Primary Symptoms and Common Impairments
 
Developing and Reinforcing Appropriate Social Skills
 
Help, This Kid Is Driving Me Crazy!!: Proactive Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Supports
 
How Do I Teach This Kid? Classroom Strategies to Support All Learners
 
Why Is Writing So Hard? Specific Strategies to Develop Writing Skills
 
What Teachers Should Know About Medication
 
Communicating Effectively With Parents
 
Taking Care of Yourself
 
References
 
Index

"From interventions and ideas for helping kids with ADHD learn to tips for understanding medications, this pairs profiles of kids with ADHD with tested solutions teachers can use throughout the analysis, intervention, and educational process."

California Bookwatch, June 2008
Midwest Book Review

"Well written, easy to read, and comprehensive in scope. The advice, strategies, and vignettes are all excellent."

Sandra F. Rief
Author of How to Reach & Teach Children With ADD/ADHD and The ADHD Book of Lists

"This is the most complete and definitive book on the topic. A must-read for every educator and administrator."

Carol S. Reynolds, Principal
Frostproof Elementary School, FL

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