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Teaching Students with Attention Deficit Disorder

If you find this page useful, please share it. Links to 40 Articles and Ebooks on Teaching Students with ADHD 8-10% of students in school have ADHD. These articles and ebooks will: help ADHD students learn more and with less struggle reduce the ADHD student's stress and ODD improve the whole classroom environment reduce the teacher's stress As someone who used to be a teacher for 5 years, and who's been an Adult ADHD coach since 2003, I prefer to focus on the practical vs. theoretical articles. ADHD is the number two inherited genetic condition after height, 80%. Hint to teachers, if a child has ADHD, it's important the parents get screened for it too, if not for themselves, then for the benefit of their child. If mommy or daddy or both are in denial or mimimization about their ADHD, they will often be in denial or mimimization about their child's ADD. Quick Harvard Adult ADHD Screening Test, and 10 ways to manage adult ADHD. Many Adders with a high IQ go undiagnosed.

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Executive Functioning and Learning Disabilities I have often written about learning strategies, and how important it is to help students become “strategic” in their approach to learning, and I discussed some ways that teachers can promote student learning by both teaching and reinforcing the use of effective strategies to their students and by imbedding effective teaching strategies into their classroom instruction. What was missing from that discussion was any real focus on the kinds of “thinking” students need to do when they are confronted with different types of learning challenges and opportunities. These “thinking ingredients” fall under the umbrella term “executive functioning.”

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Diagnosis Children mature at different rates and have different personalities, temperaments, and energy levels. Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and struggle to concentrate at one time or another. Get Your Students to Stay Seated, Organized, and Focused Today is part two of a fantastic set of posts from Anne-Marie Morey of the Bay Tree Blog. I absolutely love the monkey thought idea from part one, I’ve immediately put that one to use! If you missed part one, you can read it here. If you enjoy this content in any shape or form, please consider sharing it! The message Anne-Marie shares is invaluable and could help numerous people. Enjoy! ADHD and Social Issues Parents ask this question so often; I’m surprised a book hasn’t been written on this one topic. Everyone seems to think kids are maturing at later ages now more so than even in the recent past. It appears that this delay in reaching some level of maturity is probably related to changes in our society.

Free Download: The Strengthening Executive Function Workbook - Bay Tree Blog Do you have students who do their assignments, but can’t remember to turn them in? Or maybe they want to get better test scores, but they can’t seem to initiate studying at home. Maybe they don’t even know what good study habits look like? Chances are good your students are struggling with executive function. I have a few of these students myself. As a matter of fact, most of my students have some sort of executive function challenge. ADHD & the brain: Does ADHD treatment improve long-term academic, social and behavioral outcomes? The ADHD challenge The core symp­toms of ADHD fre­quently cause sig­nif­i­cant impair­ment in aca­d­e­mic, social and behav­ioral func­tion­ing that adversely impact indi­vid­u­als’ qual­ity of life. These symp­toms often per­sist into adult­hood, poten­tially com­pro­mis­ing an individual’s func­tion­ing over many years. Under­stand­ing how ADHD impacts long-term func­tion­ing, and whether adverse long-term affects are dimin­ished with treat­ment, is thus extremely impor­tant.

What is ADHD? - Cathi Zillmann - All about ADHD The definition of this disorder is a work in progress because the exact nature of brain problems is as yet impossible to see. The most recent official definition from the American Academy of Psychiatry was published in 2013, and many in the ADHD field are not satisfied with it because it leaves out any discussion of executive function. The complete name is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, it comes in three types: -Predominantly Inattentive Presentation (formerly called ADD) -Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Presentation -Combined Type (formerly called ADD with Hyperactivity)

ADHD: Executive Function Impairments A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults: Executive Function Impairments by: Thomas E. Brown Preview the first 18 pages by clicking here Purchase this book here