Item no: LF31
How to Teach and Manage Children with ADHD
Suitable for: Year 3
This practical book is packed full of tips, advice and support for teachers, teaching assistants and parents coping with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It promotes strategies that enable pupils with ADHD to gain full access to the curriculum, and to become successful and happy. Fintan O'Regan, the author, has many years' experience of working with and managing ADHD children. He brings together the latest teaching on ADHD and provides a wealth of winning schooltime ideas and strategies.
The book includes invaluable advice on the different ways in which ADHD may affect girls, and reflects upon tactics to stop bullying in schools. Other chapters provide tips on developing alternative learning strategies, classroom organisation, key management principles and playtime supervision. There is also a section on how to manage school trips successfully and why they are such a good idea.
Though the book focuses on the specifics of ADHD, much of advice given is appropriate for children with a wide range of behavioural problems. It also contains a helpful section listing a range of support groups.
Often humorous and always relevant, this book will be an essential addition to any staffroom library. Contains 64 A4 pages.