ADD/ADHD

Teacher’s Guide to ADHD What Works for Special-Needs Learner

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 ...

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Teaching Teens With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

All too often, literacy assessments are given only for accountability purposes and fail to be seen as valuable resources for planning and differentiating instruction. This clear, concise book shows K-5 educators how to implement a comprehensive, balanced assessment battery that integrates accountability concerns with data-driven instruction. Teachers learn to use different types of test scores to understand and address students’ ...

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Executive Function: Grades 6-12

Students with executive function deficits can struggle in the areas of memory, controlled attention, organization, self-control, transitions, and social skills. This laminated guide provides practical strategies to support and enhance the developing executive function skills of all students in grades 6-12. It describes the key scaffolds and accommodations that help students with ADHD and others with executive function impairments (such ...

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Executive Function: Elementary Classroom

Executive function (EF) skills in young children are linked to school achievement and social-emotional development, making EF skill building vitally important for all students in elementary school. This reference guide provides practical strategies to support and strengthen the developing EF skills of all elementary students, as well as key scaffolds and accommodations that help students with ADHD and others with ...

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The IEP from A to Z

With the skyrocketing diagnoses of ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and related conditions in U.S. schools, there is a growing need for information on creating effective IEPs for exceptional students. The IEP from A to Z: How to Create Meaningful and Measurable Goals and Objectives is a step-by-step guide showing teachers and parents how to get the right education plan in ...

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The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD

Written by a neuroscientist who has studied ADHD, a clinician who has diagnosed and treated it for 30 years and a special educator who sees it daily, The Energetic Brain provides the latest information from neuroscience on how the ADHD brain works and shows how to harness its potential for success. It distills the latest research findings to give readers ...

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Socially ADDept: Teaching Social Skills

Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. ...

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Adolescents and Adults With Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Most of the literature on learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) focuses on the needs of elementary school-age children, but older students with these conditions also require significant support. Comprehensive and authoritative, this book helps educators and clinicians navigate the maze of laws, policies and scientific research relating to diagnostic and intervention decision making for adolescents and adults. Leading expert ...

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