School Success for Kids With ADHD

School Success for Kids With ADHD

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Overview

The ultimate guide to ensuring school success for kids with attention deficits.

School Success for Kids With ADHD offers parents and teachers the support they need to ensure children with attention deficits build on their strengths, circumvent their weaknesses, and achieve to their fullest potential. With the growing number of children diagnosed with attention problems, parents and teachers need practical advice for helping these children succeed in school.

Topics include recognizing the causes and types of attention deficits and how they appear in the school context, requesting school evaluations and diagnoses, understanding the laws regarding students with special needs, advocating for these students in the school environment, and coaching students with attention deficits to success.

The authors also include a brief overview of research and medical perspectives on attention deficits, strategies used by teachers of children with ADHD, and helpful tools for parents and teachers to employ, such as homework checklists and self-advocacy charts.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593634520
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Stephan Silverman, Ph.D., is a highly regarded child/adolescent psychological diagnostician in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with 35 years of years of experience. He has been a field trainer of many young psychologists and currently specializes in the assessment and education of students on the autistic spectrum. Stephan currently acts as a liaison psychologist to several schools specializing in Asperger's Syndrome. He has been recognized for his support to parents of children with a wide range of disabilities.

Sue Jeweler, a retired teacher, spent her 30-year career in Maryland's Montgomery County Public Schools. Mrs. Jeweler has been a consultant to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic, Berns & Kay, and Street Law.

Jacqueline Iseman, PhD, runs a private practice specializing in treating children and adolescents in Washington, DC. She has worked with children in a number of school and hospital settings, including the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She has conducted multiple research studies on the diagnosis and treatment of ADD and AD/HD.

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