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Rinn, Anne N.; Reynolds, Marilyn J. – Roeper Review, 2012
Gifted children and adolescents can display behavioral characteristics similar to those exhibited by children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), leading to potential issues with misdiagnosis. The overlapping characteristics between giftedness and ADHD are often seen as anecdotal or to only…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescents, Children, Student Behavior
Codding, Robin S.; Livanis, Andrew; Pace, Gary M.; Vaca, Leslie – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2008
The current study replicated the positive effects of performance feedback on treatment integrity and extended previous work by examining reactivity using a multiple baseline design with alternating treatments for observer-present and observer-absent conditions on teachers' implementation of a classwide behavior plan. No differences were found…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Consultation Programs, Integrity, Teachers
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Skowronek, Jeffrey S.; Leichtman, Michelle D.; Pillemer, David B. – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2008
Twenty-nine grade-matched 4th-8th-grade males, 12 with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (age M = 12.2 years, SD = 1.48), and 17 without (age M = 11.5, SD = 1.59), completed two working memory tasks (digit span and the Simon game) and three long-term episodic memory tasks (a personal event memory task, story memory task, and picture…
Descriptors: Semantics, Hyperactivity, Questionnaires, Recall (Psychology)
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Rielly, Nicole E.; Craig, Wendy M.; Parker, Kevin C. H. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2006
Objective: This study examines peer and parenting characteristics of 149 boys and girls with and without subclinical attention problems. Method: Multivariate analyses showed that children with attention problems had higher levels of negative peer nominations and conflict and betrayal in friendships, and their parents tended to use higher levels of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Parent Participation, Conflict, Child Rearing
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Gau, Susan Shur-Fen; Soong, Wei-Tsuen; Chiu, Yen-Nan; Tsai, Wen-Che – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2006
Objective: This article examines the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Conners' Parent and Teacher Rating Scales-Revised: Short Forms (CPRS-R:S-C and CTRS-R:S-C) in a representative sample of 2,584 first to ninth graders in Taipei and 479 clinical participants (274 with ADHD). Method: The instruments include the CPRS-R:S-C,…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Test Validity, Factor Structure, Rating Scales