Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Knowledge and Skills
Authors: Marjorie Montague & Cynthia Warger
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This comprehensive manual provides you with what you need to learn--and help others learn--about the knowledge and skills that are essential to educating students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
The manual is organized around the following topics:
- Characteristics and needs of students with ADHD.
- Policy and procedures governing services for students with ADHD.
- Assessment and identification.
- Intervention for students with ADHD.
- The role of collaboration and teamwork.
Each section contains background information, lecture notes, discussion questions, activities, roleplays, overheads, and handouts.
The manual has been successfully field tested in inservice workshops and in university teacher and administrator preparation courses. It is an excellent aid for school-based teacher study teams as well.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Training Program 1
About the Training Program 2
Using the Training Program 4
Orienting the Participants 5
Chapter 1: Characteristics and Needs of Students with ADHD 15
Background Information 15
Primary Characteristics of ADHD 17
Associated Behaviors and Characteristics of ADHD 18
Agenda for Training Session 20
National Organizations 24
Chapter 2: Policy and Procedures Governing Services for Students with ADHD 37
Section 504 Requirements 38
Legal Decisions Affecting Educational Services for Students with ADHD 40
School District Procedures 42
Agenda for Training Session 43
Chapter 3: Assessment and Identification of Students with ADHD 67
Diagnostic Process for ADHD 68
Components of Educational Assessment of ADHD 68
Commonly Used Instruments for Identifying ADHD 70
Using Diagnostic Information to Identify Students 73
Agenda for Training Session 77
Chapter 4: Interventions for Students with ADHD 105
Background Information: Medical Treatment Approaches 105
Background Information: Behavioral Therapy 107
Background Information: Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions 108
Background Information: Task/Environmental Stimulation 110
Background Information: Parent Involvement 111
Background Information: Planning Instructional and Managerial Programs for Students with ADHD 113
Putting It All Together: Developing an Accommodation Plan for Michel 116
Agenda for Training Session 122
Chapter 5: The Role of Collaboration and Teamwork 161
Background Information: Preparing for Team Role Plays 162
Agenda for Training Session 166
Read excerpts of this publication in PDF:
Introduction to the Training Program