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Understanding and Supporting Children with ADHD

Strategies for Teachers, Parents and Other Professionals



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Understanding and Supporting Children with ADHD by Lesley A. Hughes
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'This book provides a succinct overview of issues relevant to understanding and supporting pupils with ADHD. It is well written and includes authentic case studies...The real strength of the book is in its careful consideration of how collaborative working can enable youngsters with an ADHD diagnosis to get the best out of their education. Ideas outlined are practical but are also based on careful thinking about effective models and approaches to excellent starting point for anyone embarking on research related to educational provision for pupils with ADHD' - SENCO Update 'In many ways this publication reads like a toolkit, and as such offers a range of practices that may be considered in order to improve outcomes for all. A readable and supportive book' - SNIP Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be hard to include in a mainstream classroom, and managing their behaviour is often a challenge. Drawing directly from real classroom experience, this book shows how to use effective management strategies to improve behaviour in the classroom and at home. This interdisciplinary approach will provide teachers with: " strategies to deal with disruptive behaviours " ways to channel children's positive characteristics " advice on how teachers can support and guide parents " behaviour management techniques to promote positive behaviour " advice on collaborative working, and how teachers can build partnerships with other professionals.

Author Biography

Paul Cooper is Chair Professor of Special Education at the Hong Kong Institute of Educatiion, and Visiting Professor at the University of Malta. His former Professor of Education at the University of Leicester, and has held academic posts at Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge Universities. His main interests are interventions for Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties and mental health in schools, and applications of the biopsychosocial approach to these issues. He is Vice president of the Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association; Founding co-Chair of the European network for Social Emotional Competence, and Co-editor of the International Journal of Emotional Education.
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January 17th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
SAGE Publications Inc
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