ADHD is the #2 genetically inherited condition in the world, 80%. If one or more of the parents have ADHD and don’t learn how to manage it properly, there will be worse outcomes for the child and will make the teacher’s job even harder. Here’s Harvard’s 5 minute Adult ADHD Screener test.
Educational Guides for Teachers of ADHD Students
By HADD Family Support Group. Covers:
- From the Perspective of a Child with ADD/ADHD
- What is ADD/ADHD and how to Recognise it
- What to Do if you Suspect a Child has ADD/ADHD
- Getting a Diagnosis and an Educational Assessment
- Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavioural Plans
- Strategies – How to Deal with a Child with ADD/ADHD
- Building Self-Esteem and Inclusiveness and Promoting Social Interaction
- Homework and links with Home
- Co-Existing Conditions
- The Positive Side of ADD/ADHD
By Rosemary Tannock, PhD. Holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Special Education and Adaptive Technology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in the University of Toronto. 54 slide power point presentation.
From the BC Government’s Dept. of Education.
From the National Resource Center on AD/HD. Here is a short list of books for teachers that offer strategies for working with children with Attention Deficit Disorder. They are all available in paperback and are reasonably priced
36 page PDF from the US Department of Education.
This Facilitator’s Guide was developed by the staff of the Positive Behavioral Support (PBS) Project at the University of South Florida. It is designed to build capacity of school districts in positive assessment based approaches to support students with significant behavioral challenges. The project provides assistance through a number of mechanisms:
- Various inservice training models
- Consultation and on-site coaching
- Information and product dissemination
Explains the reasoning behind one and the practical steps on how to conduct one.
From the US department of education