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Description - Educating Children with AD/HD by Paul Cooper

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is the most common behavioural disorder affecting up to five per cent of children in the UK. This book provides a concise and comprehensive guide to educating children with AD/HD, offering a theoretical introduction to the disorder, and practical guidance for the classroom teacher on how to support children with this condition. This practical guide is divided into three clear sections which focus on: * the nature of AD/HD and its impact on the individual in school, as well as the ways in which it can be most accurately diagnosed * the principles and practices of intervention, including specific educational interventions and behaviour management techniques * a series of case studies illustrating the nature of AD/HD and its relationship with other difficulties making suggestions for school-based interventions. Rooted in the experiences of practitioners who work with children with AD/HD every day, this book draws on up-to-date research evidence to challenge crude assumptions about AD/HD and argue that the best way to understand it is as a condition in which biological and environmental factors interact.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415213875
ISBN-10: 0415213878
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper, School of Education, University of Cambridge, was the first to publish a practical book on AD/HD and is considered to be the expert on AD/HD. Fintan O'Regan is Head of The Centre Academy, a London school which specialises in educating pupils with AD/HD

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