ERIC Number: ED381992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr-6
Is It Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?
Gayer, Harvey L.; And Others
This brief paper addresses the referral of students for psychoeducational evaluation of problems with attention control and overactivity, and provides a checklist to assist teachers in the determination of possible hypotheses to consider prior to formal referral. The paper and checklist emphasize the variety of possible causes of attentional and related deficits. Areas covered by the checklist include neurobiological factors, congenital factors, toxins and other environmental agents, brain injury or dysfunction, academic factors, social factors, emotional factors, sensory factors, and other general factors. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (73rd, Indianapolis, IN, April 5-9, 1995).