ERIC Number: ED489448
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
ADHD in the Schools: Assessment and Intervention Strategies. Second Edition
DuPaul, George J.; Stoner, Gary
This popular reference and text provides essential guidance for school-based professionals meeting the challenges of ADHD at any grade level. Comprehensive and practical, the book includes several reproducible assessment tools and handouts. A team-based approach to intervention is emphasized in chapters offering research-based guidelines for: (1) Identifying and assessing children with ADHD and those at risk; (2) Understanding learning difficulties associated with the disorder; (3) Developing an overall intervention and support plan for each student; (4) Implementing behavioral, academic, and social support strategies in the classroom; (5) Monitoring medication use and collaborating effectively with physicians; and (6) Conducting adjunctive interventions, such as parent training. This book is divided into the following chapters: (1) Overview of ADHD; (2) Assessment of ADHD in School Settings; (3) ADHD and Learning Difficulties: What Is the Connection?; (4) Early Screening, Identification, and Intervention; (5) School-Based Intervention Strategies; (6) Medication Therapy; (7) Adjunctive Interventions for ADHD; (8) Communication with Parents, Professionals, and Students; and (9) Conclusions and Future Directions.
Descriptors: Physicians, Learning Problems, Intervention, Identification, Attention Deficit Disorders, Hyperactivity, Evaluation Methods, Drug Therapy, Risk, Student Evaluation, Parent School Relationship
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Kindergarten
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