ERIC Number: EJ937322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ADHD in the Classroom: Effective Intervention Strategies
DuPaul, George J.; Weyandt, Lisa L.; Janusis, Grace M.
Theory Into Practice, v50 n1 p35-42 2011
School-related difficulties are commonly associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This article describes effective school-based intervention strategies including behavioral interventions, modifications to academic instruction, and home-school communication programs. One overlooked aspect of treatment of children with ADHD is the need to form partnerships among school professionals who can work collaboratively on interventions for children with ADHD. Approaches to developing effective collaboration between teachers and school psychologists are presented. Multiple treatment strategies implemented in a consistent fashion across school years can optimize the school success of students with ADHD.
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, School Psychologists, Academic Achievement, Ancillary School Services, Partnerships in Education, Parent School Relationship, Student Behavior, Self Management, Peer Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Student Problems, Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Special Needs Students, Special Education, Intervention, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Positive Reinforcement, Token Economy, Timeout, Communication Strategies, Report Cards
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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