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.
Overviews of ADHD in Education
Detailed article for Teachers of ADHD children.
From ADHD Central. Article has been compiled by talking with several teens with ADHD.
Required reading. Talks about the myths of ADHD in relation to children, teens, college students & adults 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.
Discusses 3 areas ADHD students have problems with.
- Executive functions
- Working memory
- Processing speed
Kathleen Nadeau. Talks about the reasons why and give tips for teens on dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder in high schools.
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.