ERIC Number: ED414705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorders: Issues and Strategies for Students, Counselors and Educators.
Bramer, Jennifer S.
This guide for students with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD) and their counselors and teachers offers practical advice for success in college. The 11 chapters cover the following topics: (1) the possibility of success; (2) definitions and characteristics of ADD; (3) diagnosis and treatment of ADD; (4) interviews with college students about their experiences; (5) case studies of three students with ADD who had a year or two of college; (6) case studies of two students with ADD who achieved bachelor's degrees; (7) case studies of two students with ADD who went on to law school and medical school; (8) analysis of the case studies in terms of students' emotional reactions, perceptions of learning, and reactions to experience; (9) implications for college students, including empowerment through self-advocacy and the need to pay attention to emotional reactions and maintain positive attitudes; (10) study skills (time management, the study environment, note-taking, and test preparation); and (11) the role of educators and counselors. Seven appendices include lists of strategies for students, administrators, faculty, and counselors; research methods and interview questions; and suggested resources and readings. (Contains 106 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Attention Deficit Disorders, Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, College Students, Definitions, Educational Diagnosis, Higher Education, Self Management, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Development, Study Skills
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Students
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