To help teachers gain a better understanding of ADHD, licensed clinical psychologist Grad L. Flick provides clear-cut behavioural intervention strategies for dealing with everything from general behaviour challenges to specific issues related to ADHD.
Managing ADHD in the K-8 Classroom offers the latest research-based information about characteristics, assessment, and behaviours associated with ADHD, and provides appropriate options for responding to children's challenging behaviour. This valuable resource features case studies, checklists, graphs, and specific strategies that help general and special education teachers:
- Make accommodations in the classroom
- Promote appropriate behaviour and discourage inappropriate behaviour
- Deal with children's impulsivity, attention problems, hyperactivity, difficulty following directions, and other problem behaviours related to ADHD
- Use relaxation and stress management techniques that strengthen teachers' ability to handle behavioural challenges.