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ERIC Number: ED404812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov-16
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Organizing an ADHD Organization and Developing Programs for Teachers and Parents in a Small Country: Costa Rica as a Model.
Pena, Marina
This report discusses the development of an attention deficit disorder (ADD) organization in Costa Rica that provides information, training, and support services to parents and teachers. The report also offers information on how to develop this type of organization. Resources used to help disseminate information about ADD are described, including the media, the church, and public institutions. The objectives and services of the organization are detailed. They encompass information dissemination, support and orientation services, and training programs that offer alternative intervention strategies by responding to the varied interests and needs of different populations. The report identifies the problems surrounding the acceptance of intervention strategies for ADD in the educational environment and the family environment, and outlines the training program's components. (CR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Costa Rica