101 School Success Tools for Students With ADHD provides the materials and guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested strategies for use with learners with ADHD, the book provides a brief overview of the specific learning needs of these students, as well as a wide variety of tools that teachers can immediately pull out and use in the classroom and parents can use in the home setting.
Each tool is explained in a brief how-to section that includes specific information on adapting the tool based on the individual student's needs. The book covers topics that include observing and collecting data on students, creating schedules, assessing a child's strengths, refocusing a child's attention, managing difficult behaviors, implementing calming techniques, providing motivation, and improving study and homework skills. A collection of worksheets, forms, checklists, charts, website listings, and other tools are included as reproducible pages.
ADHD isn't an issue that should prevent a child from learning. “101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD” is a guide for parents and educators facing children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a common problem among many young students . . . “101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD” is a valuable reference for any parent or educator, a core addition to educational collections focusing on ADHD.,Midwest Book Review, 5/1/10