Successfully Managing Adhd: A Handbook For Sencos And Teachers by Fintan O'reganSuccessfully Managing Adhd: A Handbook For Sencos And Teachers by Fintan O'regan

Successfully Managing Adhd: A Handbook For Sencos And Teachers

byFintan O'reganEditorFintan O'regan

Paperback | June 19, 2014

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Behaviour issues in general, and ADHD in particular, is always a high priority in schools. Teachers are constantly searching for practical guidance on how to manage learners who find it difficult to concentrate and stay on task for any length of time, sometimes presenting challenging behaviour in the classroom and disrupting learning for other students.

Fintan O¿Regan provides a user-friendly resource for busy teachers, showing them how to offer practical and effective strategies and models of good practice to practitioners, and signposting further sources of information. Chapters in this essential book cover topics such as:

How can we manage ADHD behaviour?

How can we help non-traditional learners access the curriculum?

Working with parents of children with ADHD

Making transitions less problematic

Exporing other options for managing ADHD

The role of medication and how/when it can help

Written by one of the UK¿s leading experts on the topic, SENCOs, teachers, behaviour management staff and senior leaders will find invaluable, practical and up-to-date information and advice on ADHD and will be able use the resources provided as a continuing professional development tool with colleagues in all phases.

Fintan O¿Reganis currently an International Behaviour and Learning Consultant and an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs and the Institute of Education. He is also the Vice Chairman of UK ADHD Partnership, a member of the European ADHD Alliance and former chairperson of the European AD...
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Title:Successfully Managing Adhd: A Handbook For Sencos And TeachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.68 inPublished:June 19, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415597706

ISBN - 13:9780415597708

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Table of Contents

1. Why is the issue of ADHD so important?  2. When is it ADHD?  3. How can we manage to ADHD behaviour?  4.  How can we help non-traditional learners to access the curriculum?  5. Whole school approaches  6. How does medication help?  7. Are there any addtional options for managing ADHD?  8. How can teachers work with parents of children with ADHD?  9. How can transitions be made less problematic?  10. Professional development for teachers and assistants 

Editorial Reviews

"This is an informative and accessible read for both SENCOs and classroom-based practitioners and provides a wide range of practical and manageable class and whole-school strategies¿the CPD link adds to the book, supporting the development of sustainable and inclusive whole-school approaches to the management of ADHD." ¿ John Perry, Nasen Special magazine