ERIC Number: ED313868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Disorder. ERIC Digest #462.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
This digest adapts information from "Attention Deficit Disorders: A Guide for Teachers," prepared by members of the Education Committee of Children with Attention Deficit Disorders. It defines attention deficit disorders and describes the two types (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and undifferentiated attention deficit disorder.) Suggestions are offered for establishing the proper learning environment, giving students instructions, and giving students assignments. Tips on modifying behavior and enhancing self-esteem by providing supervision, discipline, and encouragement are also provided. Additional sources of information are listed, including eight suggested readings and a support organization. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assignments, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Teaching Methods
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1589 ($1.00 each, minimum order $5.00 prepaid, product no. 462).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.