From the author of the highly acclaimed Teenagers with ADD comes a new book especially for teachers of teens with attention deficit disorder. Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD contains concise summaries of over fifty key issues related to attention deficit disorders and school success. From understanding the basics of ADD to using effective interventions, everything a teacher needs to know is included in this book.
Some of the material covered includes: What every teacher must know about attention deficit disorders; Assigning effective homework; Reasons for school failure plus intervention strategies; IEP troubleshooting tips; Maximizing medication effectiveness at school; Tips for mastering math; Strategies for behavior management; and Common learning problems.
Busy teachers and administrators will appreciate the ease of using this quick reference. Parents who see their children struggling can use this book at home, especially when faced with homework difficulties, and to help coordinate efforts with teachers. Particularly helpful for the home-school partnership are the many blank forms and checklists, suitable for photocopying. An invaluable tool, Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD gives teachers what they need to know in order to support their students and help them succeed in school.