ADHD and School Strategies

Coping with ADHD - Tips for Parents and Teachers. Heidi Bernhardt on WhereParentsTalk.com

In this video, Heidi Bernhardt, founder of CADDAC, speaks about the importance of obtaining a comprehensive assessment for your child if you suspect they have ADHD. She shares some of her experience as a mother of three children who have AD/HD and provides excellent information on treatment for ADHD. She also discusses how educators can support families of children who have ADHD.

Digital Repository of Textbooks for Students with Disabilities

This repository is one strategy for addressing the needs of Alberta students who have disabilities relating to accessing print materials. The goal of this repository is to improve access to digital learning resources and reduce the need for school staff to scan individual textbooks. These publisher supplied files also require less editing than scanned files.

 

Supporting Positive Behaviour in Alberta Schools (2008)

This three-part resource from Alberta Education provides information, strategies, stories from schools, and sample tools for systematically teaching, supporting and reinforcing positive behaviour. The integrated system of school-wide classroom management and individual student support is designed to provide school staff with effective strategies to improve behavioural outcomes in their school.

Teaching Learning Strategies and Study Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

Strichart, S. and Mangram, C. (2002). Teaching learning strategies and study skills to students with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, or special needs. 3rd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. This resource provides a range of learning strategies and study skills for elementary through high school. Detailed descriptions and practice materials are provided. Not all strategies will be appropriate at all ages and it is up to the instructor to choose those appropriate for the students' age and grade.

Academic Success Strategies for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Minskoff, E. and Allsopp, D. (2003). Academic success strategies for adolescents with learning disabilities and ADHD. Baltimore, ML: Brookes Publishing. This manual is designed to assist special educators who with students with mild disabilities to become more effective learners so that they can better meet the increasingly rigorous academic expectations in inclusive settings.

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