The ADHD Book of Lists by Sandra Rief.
This is a comprehensive, reliable source of answers, practical strategies, and tools written in a convenient list format. Created for teachers (K-12), parents, medical and mental health professionals, counselors, and other school personnel, this important resource contains the most current information about Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is filled with the strategies, supports, and interventions that have been found to be the most effective in minimizing the problems and optimizing the success of children and teens with ADHD. The book contains a wealth of information to guide in the management of ADHD in school and at home. In addition, The ADHD Book of Lists’ easy-to-use 8 1/2 x 11 lay-flat format is filled with reproducible checklists, forms, tools, and resources.
Educating the Child with Bipolar Disorder by the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
This comprehensive booklet for educators covers all aspects of bipolar disorder–what it is, signs, and how it can effect a child’s learning capabilities.
Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2 by Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
Concise and practitioner friendly, this bestselling guide has helped put executive skills on the map for school-based clinicians and educators. The book explains how these critical cognitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children’s behavior and school performance. Provided are step-by-step guidelines and many practical tools to promote executive skill development by implementing environmental modifications, individualized instruction, coaching, and whole-class interventions. In a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding, the book includes more than two dozen reproducible assessment tools, checklists, and planning sheets.
TeachADHD website and Teacher Materials
The mission of TeachADHD is to provide teachers and other education professionals with resources and materials that have been developed specifically to bridge the substantial gap between current neuroscientific understanding of ADHD and classroom practice. These resources and materials are relevant for teaching and supporting students who are inattentive, off-task, fidgety, restless, disorganized, and have problems remembering and following instructions regardless of whether they have received a diagnosis of ‘ADHD’.
To order the TeachADHD Teacher’s Resource Manual and supportive DVD, e-mail [email protected].
Life Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Teacher Guide by Eleanor Higgins, Ph.D, Roberta Goldberg, Ph.D, & Marshall Raskind, Ph.D. (The Frostig Center Pasadena, California)
This website is designed to help teachers understand these “success attributes,” as well as provide strategies and resources to foster them in their students. (http://www.ldsuccess.org/teacher_guide/index.html).
Self-Esteem and Resilience in Children by Robert Brooks, Ph.D.
In this exclusive series, Dr. Brooks defines self-esteem and outlines how parents can spot low self-esteem in their children. He describes practical ways parents and teachers can nurture resilience and foster self-esteem in children. He shows families how changing their behavior toward their child improves their relationship.
Success Attributes in Kids with Learning Disabilities by Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
In this exclusive series of articles, Dr. Marshall Raskind answers the following questions:
- What is success, and how do kids with learning disabilities become successful?
- What are the specific “success attributes” your research has identified in individuals with learning disabilities?
- How can parents help their kids develop success attributes?
- What are the implications of the success attribute research for the education of children with learning disabilities?
Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.
Although the book is targeted at the parents of ADHD children, it is also a useful resource for teachers and others involved in the care and education of these children….This book is unique in its up-to-date and clear presentation of the scientific underpinnings of the disorder and the pragmatic, empirically based approach to intervention that it encourages. It is also very well organized and readable.
Understanding Girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D., Ellen B. Littman, Ph.D., and Patricia O. Quinn, M.D.
For many girls, ADHD symptoms are a hidden problem often overlooked or misunderstood. Diagnosed later, symptoms may go untreated. Find out how ADHD affects girls from preschool through high school. Gender differences are discussed along with issues related to school success, medication treatment, family relationships, and susceptibility to other disorders such as anxiety, depression, and learning problems. (Advantage Books).