ADHD Education Overview

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Here are some articles that are overviews of how to teach ADHD students.

Hint to teachers, if a child has ADHD, remember, ADHD is the number 2 genetically inherited condition. 80% genetic.

So it’s important the parents get screened for ADHD too, if not for themselves, then for the benefit of their ADHD child.

If the mother or father or both are in denial or minimization about their ADHD, (which may often look different than the child’s ADHD) they will often be in denial or minimization about their child’s ADHD. Which creates worse outcomes at school and home, and it’ll be harder for you to teach them.

Let alone the higher divorce rates. Which will often create even worse outcomes for them and make it even harder for you to teach them.

Quick Harvard Adult ADHD Screening Test, and 10 ways to manage adult ADHD.

 

12 Things High School Students With ADHD Would Like Their Teachers To Know

From ADHD Central. Article has been compiled by talking with several teens with ADHD.

 

Myths and Facts about ADHD

Required reading. Talks about the myths of ADHD in relation to children, teens, college students & adults with ADHD

 

ADHD-Building Academic Success

Detailed article for Teachers of ADHD children. Covers:

ADHD and school failure

The mismatch of ADHD and school

Schools’ response to academic failure

School-child relationships: a transactional model

Multimodal treatment: sharing responsibility for learning

Specific, individual accommodations

Behavior management techniques

Modifying test delivery

Tailoring homework

Reducing class size

One-on-one tutorials

Comprehensive changes in school environments

Curriculum

Instruction

Assessment

Organization

Monitoring performance

Questions for consideration

 

University Students With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Literature Review

“Seventy-four publications were reviewed and key findings were categorised under six core themes that represent the issues germane to university students with ADHD. These themes are: academic, social and psychological functioning, giftedness, new media technologies, treatment, substance misuse and the non-medical use of prescription stimulants, and malingering.”

Lists the referenced articles.

 

Rethinking the Classroom for Students with ADHD

“Describes a process to support the development of intervention plans for children with ADHD. The process highlights key techniques that promote academic success in children with ADHD.”

 

Why Is High School So ADD-Unfriendly, and What Can You Do About It?

Kathleen Nadeau. Talks about the reasons why and give tips for teens on dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder in high schools.

 

Thom Hartmann’s Hunter and Farmer Approach to ADHD

An “must read” antidote to the “ADHD as 98% pathology” ideology.

Thom has written several books on ADHD, is a psychotherapist, founded a school to deal with ADHD students more effectively and humanely, several business and has his own radio show among many other achievements.

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