ECE 255  CHILDREN AT RISK FRIEMAN 11 ADHD 12 POVERTY 13 HOMELESSNESS 14 VIOLENCE Michelle Meyer, MA Walla Walla Community ...
Chapter 11 ADHD <ul><li>Identification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fails to give close attention to details </li></ul></ul><ul><...
ADHD <ul><li>Hyperactivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fidgets, squirms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaves seat when remaining se...
ADHD <ul><li>Impulsivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blurts out answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty waiting their turn...
Treatment of ADHD <ul><li>Medication </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Family therapy </li></ul>
Teacher’s Role in ADHD <ul><li>Help identify the problem </li></ul><ul><li>Advocating for these children </li></ul><ul><li...
Chapter 12 Poverty <ul><li>Effects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor prenatal growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor nutrition </...
Role of the Teacher - Poverty <ul><li>Provide life experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Provide free learning materials </li></ul...
Chapter 13 - Homelessness <ul><li>Problems of children who are homeless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor health </li></ul></ul><...
Shelter Living <ul><li>Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of control over child’s daily life ...
Teacher’s Role - Homelessness <ul><li>Confront the negative stereotypes </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss various family living ar...
Homeless Children in the Classroom  <ul><li>Cognitive assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></...
Chapter 14 Violence <ul><li>Types of violence children experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Child abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Teaching Prevention <ul><li>Identify and protect children from peer abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Take measures in your classroo...
Next Week <ul><li>Prepare for Quiz #4: Chapters 7-14 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete online Discussion Board #8 </li></ul><ul><...
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Children at Risk/Frieman 11-14

  1. 1. ECE 255 CHILDREN AT RISK FRIEMAN 11 ADHD 12 POVERTY 13 HOMELESSNESS 14 VIOLENCE Michelle Meyer, MA Walla Walla Community College
  2. 2. Chapter 11 ADHD <ul><li>Identification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fails to give close attention to details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty sustaining attention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not seem to listen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not follow through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty with organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoids tasks that require mental effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loses things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily distracted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgetful </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. ADHD <ul><li>Hyperactivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fidgets, squirms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaves seat when remaining seated is expected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs or climbs excessively when inappropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty playing quietly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the go </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talks excessively </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ADHD <ul><li>Impulsivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blurts out answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty waiting their turn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interrupts others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organic condition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brain differences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May be quite bright </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Treatment of ADHD <ul><li>Medication </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Family therapy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teacher’s Role in ADHD <ul><li>Help identify the problem </li></ul><ul><li>Advocating for these children </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with other professionals to coordinate care </li></ul><ul><li>Create helpful environments in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Use good classroom management skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 12 Poverty <ul><li>Effects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor prenatal growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor nutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead poisoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited access to health services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living in unsafe neighborhoods </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Role of the Teacher - Poverty <ul><li>Provide life experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Provide free learning materials </li></ul><ul><li>After-school programs </li></ul><ul><li>Subsidize school expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Treat students and families with respect </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chapter 13 - Homelessness <ul><li>Problems of children who are homeless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inadequate nutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Shelter Living <ul><li>Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of control over child’s daily life </li></ul><ul><li>Constant proximity to other children </li></ul><ul><li>Other shelter residents </li></ul>
  11. 11. Teacher’s Role - Homelessness <ul><li>Confront the negative stereotypes </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss various family living arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Help all children understand the experience of homeless children </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage children to see the child behind the clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Help sensitize the community at large </li></ul>
  12. 12. Homeless Children in the Classroom <ul><li>Cognitive assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies and trips </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional needs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Chapter 14 Violence <ul><li>Types of violence children experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Child abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violence between the parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violence in neighborhoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violence in schools </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Teaching Prevention <ul><li>Identify and protect children from peer abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Take measures in your classroom to prevent violence </li></ul><ul><li>Teach children conflict resolution skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teach children how to deal with bullies </li></ul><ul><li>Create a peaceful classroom </li></ul>
  15. 15. Next Week <ul><li>Prepare for Quiz #4: Chapters 7-14 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete online Discussion Board #8 </li></ul><ul><li>Work on your group project </li></ul><ul><li>PAPER DUE: November 28 </li></ul>

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