Summary: This problem-solving guide gives teachers and other professionals the information and materials they need to improve ADD/LD teens' academic and social skills and develop appropriate educational programs for them. A practical checklist format makes it easy to locate essential information, and hot topics such as self-management, motivation, homework completion, medication, and assistive technology are covered in detail. The book includes interesting student case histor
ies throughout, over 100 reproducible graphic organizers, and specific recommendations for involving parents. A special appendix at the end of the book identifies 20 common classroom problems, from excessive movement, overactivity and hyperactivity to poor test-taking skills, and lists strategies to help students with ADHD or LD.
Summary: This problem-solving guide gives teachers and other professionals the information and materials they need to improve ADD/LD teens' academic and social skills and develop appropriate educational programs for them. A practical checklist format makes it easy to locate essential information, and hot topics such as self-management, motivation, homework completion, medication, and assistive technology are covered in detail. The book includes interesting student case histories throughout, over 100 reproducible graphic organizers, and specific recommendations for involving parents. A special appendix at the end of the book identifies 20 common classroom problems, from excessive movement, overactivity and hyperactivity to poor test-taking skills, and lists strategies to help students with ADHD or LD. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Paperback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 12/28/2000 International: No
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Markel, Geraldine : University of Michigan
Geraldine Markel, Ph.D. (University of Michigan) has taught secondary students who have learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and/or emotional impairments. She also served as faculty in special education and was Director of High School and College Services at the Reading and Learning Skills Center at the University of Michigan.
Greenbaum, Judith A. : University of Michigan
Judith A. Greenbaum, Ph.D. (University of Michigan) taught teacher preparation courses at her alma mater and was a research associate in the Programs for Educational Opportunity. She is currently consulting with schools and school districts and working with parents to design appropriate educational programs for students with disabilities.
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Chapter One: Adolescents with ADHD and/or LD. Chapter Two: Understanding Legal Requirements. Chapter Three: The Learning Environment. Chapter Four: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas. Chapter Five: Teaching Homework-Completion Skills. Chapter Six: Teaching Adolescents to Use Self-Management. Chapter Seven: Developing IEPs and Section 504 Plans. Chapter Eight: Behavioral Interventions. Chapter Nine: Understanding the Role of Medication. Chapter Ten: Gifted Students with ADHD and/or LD. Chapter Eleven: Diversity and Parent Involvement. Chapter Twelve: Preparing for the Future: Transitions to Postsecondary Settings.
A: Problems and Strategies. B: Organizations. C: Resources. D: World Wide Web Sites.
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