Special Education


Student Reading

Teaching Students

with Attention-

Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A Resource Guide for Teachers

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
What is AD/HD?

  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • AD/HD in the Classroom
  • Myths and Misunderstandings

Addressing Learning and Behavioural Differences in the Classroom: Some General Considerations

  • Informal Collaboration
  • Referral to the School-Based Team
  • Referral to District Based Services
  • Parent Referral to Community Based Services

How Can AD/HD Be Effectively Managed?

  • Increasing Understanding of AD/HD
  • Enhanced Skills for Managing AD/HD
  • Restructuring the Learning Environment
  • Enhancing Home-School Communications
  • School Based Support Services
  • Medical Intervention

Planning for Success at School

  • Addressing Diversity in the Classroom
  • Classroom Based Strategies
  • Individualized Strategies

Case Studies

  • Case # 1: Melodie - Grade 1
  • Case # 2: Danny - Grade 3
  • Case # 3: Kuldeep - Grade 5
  • Case # 4: Jordan - Grade 8
  • Case # 5: Jasmine - Grade 11

Appendix 1: Suggested Teacher Resources
Appendix 2: Self-Monitoring
Appendix 3: Accommodation/Support Plan (blank form)
Appendix 4: Adaptations Checklist
Appendix 5: Glossary