ISBN# 1-886941-29-7
Problem Solver Guide for Students with ADHD

Publication Date: 2000
Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D.
 

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About the Author

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D. has been one of the country's leading ADHD advocates. In 1987, he and two parents of children with ADHD started CHADD, a national organization founded to help children and adults with ADHD. He played an instrumental role in helping the US Department of Education better understand the educational needs of children with ADHD. He was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame in 1994 and has served as a member of the CHADD Board of Directors for the past eighteen years.

Dr. Parker is an author and co-author of over ten books and Internet websites on ADHD, study strategies, and behavior management. He lectures nationally to parents and professional groups and maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Plantation, Florida. His other books include: The ADHD Handbook for Schools, The ADHD Workbook for Parents and Study Strategies Made Easy and Study Strategies for Early School Success with Leslie Davis and Sandi Sirotowitz.

Summary

This quick reference guide for busy teachers and parents who are looking for proven classroom strategies and parenting tips for children of all ages with ADHD ( with or without hyperactivity). Perfect for writing accommodation plans and IEPís, teaching social skills, and helping students learn study strategies. Hundreds of accommodations and interventions for school and home:

  • Reduce Disruptive Behavior
  • Improve Attention
  • Set up a classroom behavior plan in just a few steps
  • Implement strategies to improve reading comprehension, math skills, and to help students with written language problems
  • Develop a behavior plan at home
  • Strategies to teach social skills
  • Study strategies to improve organization, time-management, note-taking, test preparation, studying, writing papers, etc.
  • Newest medications to treat ADHD
Contents

Chapter

  1. A Quick Look at ADHD
  2. Strategies to Help with Academic Skill Problems
  3. Strategies to Help with behavior and Academic Performance
  4. Strategies to Help Students Who are Inattentive but Not Hyperactive or Impulsive
  5. Seven Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD
  6. Strategies to Help Students with ADHD and Other Psychological Disorders
  7. Teaching Study Strategies to ADHD Students
  8. Teaching Social Skills to ADHD Students
  9. Strategies to Help Students Who Have Problems with Homework
  10. A Quick Reference Guide to Medications for ADHD
  11. Parents as Advocates: Helping Your Child Succeed in School
  12. Communicating with Parents
National Organizations and Resources
Suggested Reading
Index