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Stormont, Melissa A. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2008
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) represent about 3% to 5% of the school-age population and are most often educated in the general education classroom. Unfortunately, general educators may not be prepared to provide supports for children with ADHD or other types of diverse learning needs. Children with ADHD have many…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Attention Span, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders
US Department of Education, 2006
This guide outlines a series of instructional strategies that have proven to be successful in educating children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, these techniques are also highly useful for all children. The three main components of a successful strategy for educating children with ADHD are academic instruction,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Hyperactivity, Children, Educational Strategies
Cowdery, Joy R.; Rogness, Linda Ingling; Morrow, Linda E.; Wilson, Vicki A. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2006
This text captures the profiles and cumulative records of six diverse students at early childhood, middle childhood, and then high school level. Intended for the preservice teacher, this book illustrates how to create a caring school environment; accommodate for special learning needs in instructional and assessments; and interact with families…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Preschool Children, Profiles, Educational Environment
Price, Anne; Crawford, Shawn; Tottle, Johanne; Maunula, Susan – Online Submission, 2006
This publication focuses on teaching students with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). The first chapter identifies and explains AD/HD: its causes, characteristics, its diagnosis and assessment process, related conditions, and what it looks in the classroom. The following chapters offer information and sample strategies supporting…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Hyperactivity, Elementary Secondary Education, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
US Department of Education, 2004
Successful programs for children with ADHD integrate the following three components: (1) Academic Instruction; (2) Behavioral Interventions; and (3) Classroom Accommodations. This document describes how to integrate a program using these three components and provides suggestions for practices that can help children with ADHD in a classroom…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement, Attention Deficit Disorders, Hyperactivity
Sales, Amos – 2000
A review of the literature provides the conclusion that individuals with a disability versus those without a disability are more likely to have a substance abuse problem and less likely to get effective treatment. Data suggest 10-40% of all individuals in treatment for substance abuse have a coexisting physical or mental disability. Alcohol rates…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Counseling, Disabilities, Hearing Impairments
Locker, Chava – 1984
Ways in which games can be used as tools in observing, diagnosing, and providing educational therapy for learning dysfunctions are listed and described in a series of four related papers: (a) "Educational Therapy for Learning Dysfunctions"; (2) "Educational Therapy and Puzzles"; (3) "Educational Therapy and Reading Fluency"; and (4) "Spelling…
Descriptors: Attention Span, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Therapy, Games
Dice-Ziegler, Barbara – 1988
The article outlines six strategies for teaching handwriting to learning disabled elementary students with differing instructional needs. A rationale for the use of each strategy is followed by a step-by-step description of the teaching procedure. Strategy goals include the following: (1) teaching the manuscript alphabet through letter pictures to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Elementary Education, Handwriting, Hyperactivity
Majsterek, David J. – 1983
Intended for teachers of students with learning disabilities, the paper reviews recent trends in research. The importance and the difficulty of keeping up with new developments in the field are noted. Research and theoretical considerations are presented for the following topic areas: definition and identification difficulties (including,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence
Gadow, Kenneth D. – 1979
Intended as a primer for school personnel, the book discusses children whose various disorders require them to be on medication, and describes the behavioral effects of these drugs along with their major side effects. Fundamental concepts in pharmacotherapy are reviewed, including dosage adjustment and side effects, and a brief introduction to the…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Drug Education, Drug Therapy, Epilepsy
Sandoval, Jonathan – Academic Therapy, 1982
The author offers teachers suggestions for dealing with hyperactive children in such areas as reducing distractibility, controlling impulsivity, and promoting interpersonal skills and adjustment. (SW)
Descriptors: Attention Span, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
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Prout, H. Thompson; Ingram, Richard E. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1982
The rationale for using a behavioral assessment approach in the evaluation of hyperactivity is explained, and the various procedures for behaviorally assessing hyperactivity are reviewed. Guidelines and resources are also suggested for the practitioner to use in behavioral assessment of hyperactivity. (SW)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Rating Scales, Clinical Diagnosis
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Rafael, Berta – Childhood Education, 1981
Descriptors: Art Activities, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Disturbances
Terry, Kent – Teacher, 1979
A school psychologist suggests 10 practical classroom management and instructional techniques that the regular class teacher can use to help a hyperactive child. (SJL)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Guidelines
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Axelrod, Saul; Bailey, Sandra L. – Exceptional Children, 1979
Areas of controversy covered center around the nature of the disorder, the effects of drugs, and methodological problems. Alternative approaches offered focus on evaluation and remedial techniques. (DLS)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Drug Therapy, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines
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