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ADHD

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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Multimodal Treatment of Children with ADHD (MTA) Study

Novel Excerpt: Project June Bug

Out of Focus: ADHD Forces Families to Look for Answers

Parent Management of Oppositional Behaviors

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.

Parenting Teens with ADHD Made Simple

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.

Preadolescent Girls with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Protecting Students with Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities

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 for Teaching Youth with ADD and ADHD

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.

Study Explores Treatment Options for AD/HD

Talking to Your Children About Their Attention Deficit Disorder

Targeting Home-School Collaboration for Students with ADHD

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.

Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Instructional Strategies and Practices

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.

The Educational Implications of ADD/ADHD

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."

The Extent of Drug Therapy for Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder Among Children in Public Schools

The Key Components of a Comprehensive Assessment of ADHD

This article helps parents determine what it takes to get their child a thorough AD/HD assessment.

Top Ten Things I Wish Students With ADHD Knew About Their Medications

Understanding and Identifying Children with AD/HD: First Steps to Effective Intervention

This article will help parents learn the causes, symptoms, assessment process, and treatment for AD/HD.

Voices From Fatherhood

What is ADHD?

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.

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