How To Reach & Teach Teenagers with ADHD

  • ID: 2215446
  • Book
  • 428 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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What is ADHD? Find out about the causes and developmental characteristics of ADHD from childhood to adolescence.

Is there a treatment plan? This comprehensive resource outlines the preparation and goals for therapeutic intervention, medications and what ADHD teens, teachers and parents should know about them. Includes training programs for building attentions, social skills, organizational/study skills, and anger control.

How can you improve behavior? Dr. Flick present techniques to address non–compliance, inattention, memory difficulty, impulse control disorder, and aggression by strengthening communication, family structure and orientation, and guiding rather than directing the teens behavior. Methods include behavioral contracts, behavior penalty plans, rewards and fines, and guidelines for modifying rules and expectations.

You′ll find 15 useful appendices, with reproducible information handouts for teens, teachers, and parents. Included in a "Twelve–Step Program for Parents and Teachers of ADHD Teens," as well as reproducible "ADHD Diagnostic Checklist and Treatment Organizer."

In short, Dr. Grad Flick gives you one of the most practical and complete resources available for understanding the nature and treatment of attention deficit disorder. He helps adolescents with ADHD prepare for adulthood. He shows how to create a network of support, and he provides the most up–to–date resources for teens, teachers, counselors, and parents.

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About This Book.

CHAPTER 1: What Is ADD/ADHD?

CHAPTER 2: Assessment Of ADHD.

CHAPTER 3: Medical And Clinical Interventions For Adolescent ADHD.

CHAPTER 4: Family Issues For Teens With ADHD.

CHAPTER 5: Educational Issues For ADHD Teens.

CHAPTER 6: Behavior Management For ADHD Teens At Home And In School.

CHAPTER 7: Social Problems Of Teens With ADHD.

CHAPTER 8: Preparing For Adulthood With ADHD.

CHAPTER 9: Network Of Support.

CHAPTER 10: Resources For Teens With ADHD.

Appendices.

Resources.

References.

Index.
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