Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), although not a learning disability, can affect one's ability to succeed. Individuals with ADHD often have trouble paying attention, sitting still, or finishing tasks. Read more about the prevalence, symptoms, and treatment of ADHD.
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Up to forty percent of children with ADHD demonstrate oppositional behaviors, and that's not counting the general non-compliance often associated with executive function deficits. Mark Bertin strategies for parents to use to cope with oppositional behaviors.
Teens. One minute they love you. They want your input and guidance. Next minute, they're super critical and act as if you're an idiotic dork. They want you to be there, but only when they think they need you. They can't figure out why you don't know when to butt out! You can be so stupid, not to mention unfair and out to ruin their lives.
The Chicago Office of the Office for Civil Rights developed these materials in response to numerous requests from educators, parents and advocates in Wisconsin to clarify the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, in the area of elementary and secondary education.
Strategies that promote success for students with ADD and ADHD are described including behavior management, modification, preparing your students to learn at the beginning of the lesson, keeping the students on task, making the lessons more interesting and homework.
Good communication between schools and parents is crucial for children with ADHD. In this article, there are many ideas to facilitate the home-school collaboration and help students succeed.
Enjoy this resource of practical and thorough strategies for instructing children with ADHD and other children requiring learning modifications. Read about instructional strategies on specific subjects and for various age groups.
In this article, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are defined, according to DSM-IV. What situations involving these disorders are covered by IDEA and Section 504? Best practices for working with the ADD/ADHD population of students are discussed as a proposed four-part "school-based model of intervention."
This article helps parents determine what it takes to get their child a thorough AD/HD assessment.
This article will help parents learn the causes, symptoms, assessment process, and treatment for AD/HD.
Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an inability to use skills of attention effectively. Studies suggest that 5-10% of children, adolescents and adults may have ADHD. Sometimes ADHD is called ADD or Attention Deficit Disorder. ADD is an older name for ADHD.
Many parents and educational professionals confuse ADHD and LD. Is ADHD a form of LD? No. Each is distinctive neurologically-based disorder. Each is recognized and diagnosed differently. Each is treated in a different way. The treatment for ADHD will not correct an LD. The treatment for LD will not help ADHD. Of importance is that about 30 to 40% of individuals with LD will also have ADHD. Thus, if you find one problem it is important to look for the other.