ERIC Number: ED386871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Tourette's and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Toughing It Out at Home and at School.
Murphy, Joan, Ed.; And Others
This resource book contains 43 articles to assist in addressing the problems of children with Tourette Syndrome or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Separate sections are provided for articles on medical, psychological, educational, and legal aspects of these conditions. Examples of topics considered in the medical section include: advances in treatment of Tourette syndrome, genetics of Tourette syndrome, diagnosis of Tourette syndrome, and the relationship between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Tourette syndrome. Topics in the psychological section include psychological treatment for Tourette syndrome, family problems, and the roles of various professionals. Topics in the educational section include appropriate accommodations and modifications, the roles of the school nurse and social worker, suggestions for teachers of students with Tourette syndrome, alternative placements, and vocational assessments. The legal section addresses administrative agency remedies and due process, social security benefits, law enforcement, and procedures of family courts. A final section provides brief articles on various agencies and support groups. The book also contains a glossary and a list of abbreviations. (DB)
Descriptors: Agencies, Attention Deficit Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Hyperactivity, Legal Responsibility, Medical Evaluation, Medical Services, Neurological Impairments, Organizations (Groups), Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Services
Baton Rouge Tourette's Support Group, 895 Dubois Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 ($18, plus $2.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Special Educational Services.
Authoring Institution: Baton Rouge Tourette's Support Group, LA.