How to Help Students with Ad/Hd Succeed--In School and in Life : A New, Positive Program that Helps Students with Attentional Disorders Survive and Thrive
Linda L. Ramer has worked with children with AD/HD, day in and day out, for over ten years. In this book, she explains why students, parents, and educators must all work together for children with AD/HD to succeed. Then she tells you how, using stories about her students to illustrate and explain.
You will learn:
The "ABC's" of AD/HD
*How AD/HD is recognized, diagnosed, and treated Different forms and coexisting conditions
* The "Hidden Treasures" (positive aspects) of AD/HD
Linda's program: goals and details
* Building self-esteem. What students learn about AD/HD. Empowerment. How students learn to control behavior and advocate with teachers for classroom accommodations--without making excuses for their shortcomings.
* Academic success. How students learn study skills, organizational skills, time-management skills, and skills to structure their environment.
* Improving citizenship and social success.
Especially for parents
* Working effectively with teachers
*Understanding your rights
* Providing structure to help children organize their time, space, and behavior
* Avoiding pitfalls and coping with problems
Especially for teachers
*Gaining parents' trust and working positively with them
* Handling academic and behavioral problems
* Nine common problem areas and accommodations that help children overcome them
How to start an AD/HD program in your own school
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November 15, 2001
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