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



© 2008 | 208 pages | SAGE South Asia
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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Richard A. Lougy

Richard A. Lougy has been living and working for the last 30 years in Sacramento, California, where he began his career as a middle school teacher. During that time, he also served as an elementary school counselor and later as a school psychologist. Before retiring in 2007, he oversaw mental health services for Head Start and Early Head Start programs in a large metropolitan school district in Northern California. He currently runs a private practice specializing in ADHD and related disorders, as well as being a mental health consultant for Early Head Start programs and Before and After School Care Programs for a large school district.... More About Author

Silvia L. DeRuvo

Silvia L. DeRuvo is a special education resources development specialist with WestEd, a nonprofit agency that works with schools, districts, state agencies, and national policy makers in the areas of educational research, products, and programs. Her work focuses primarily on working with schools and teachers on effective research-based instructional practices that support the needs of students with disabilities within core content integrated classrooms. Prior to her work at WestEd, DeRuvo has been an elementary special educator for nearly 20 years, and a teacher trainer at California State University, Sacramento. Her experience in the... More About Author

David Rosenthal

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