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Adhd

  1. 1. By Michael S. Terrell<br />Working with students that have ADHD<br />
  2. 2. Inclusion<br />“The true essence of inclusion is based on the premise that all individuals with disabilities have a right to be included in naturally occurring settings and activities with their neighborhood peers, siblings, and friends“<br />http://www.sedl.org/change/issues/issues43/definition_inclusion.html <br />
  3. 3. Least Restrictive Enviroment<br /> the least restrictive environment is identified as one of the six principles that govern the education of students with disabilities and other special needs. By law, schools are required to provide a free appropriate public education(FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that is appropriate to the individual student's needs.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Least_Restrictive_Environment<br />
  4. 4. What is ADHD?<br />ADHD is a behavior that effects children, adolescents and adults<br />Oftentimes, these individuals have trouble concentrating <br />There are three different types of ADHD<br />http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/guide/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd<br />
  5. 5. Characteristics of the inattentive type<br />Individuals have trouble paying attention to details <br />Individuals have trouble following directions <br />Problems with organization<br />Forgetfulness<br />http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/learning/adhd.html?tracking=P_RelatedArticle#<br />
  6. 6. Characteristics of the hyperactive-impulsive<br />Individuals move around a lot (constant fidgeting and squirming)<br />Talkative <br />Always seems on the go <br />Blurting out the answer before hearing the question<br />http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/learning/adhd.html?tracking=P_RelatedArticle#<br />
  7. 7. Characteristics of the combined type<br />These individuals show characteristics from both of the other types of ADHD<br />http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/learning/adhd.html?tracking=P_RelatedArticle#<br />
  8. 8. Assistive Technology for ADHD students<br />Teachers can provide a structured outline to help guide student’s notes <br />http://www.ericdigests.org/2003-1/assistive.htm<br />
  9. 9. Assistive Technology Site<br />http://www.time4learning.com/ADD.shtml<br />Provides reading material for students with ADD<br />

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