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Supporting Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
by Kate E Spohrer
Drawing on her experience as a special educational needs co-ordinator and advisory teacher for behaviour in an inclusion service unit you off their brings together a collection of practical help, suggestions and materials for use with children who have ADHD or a similar behave your problems.
The activities and materials can be adapted to provide programmes of work for individual pupils and help them to learn more about controlling their feelings and actions while still allowing their own personalities to remain intact.
The author acknowledges that ADHD is a complex condition and she tries to emphasise the fact that children who have ADHD in fact have wonderful gifts and if given the right environment and the optimum conditions they can become truly successful and productive members of society.
Using this book as a complete programme of working with be child with ADHD we can help these children to understand and accept who they are for what by our and help them to channel their energies into positive outcomes. This helps build self-esteem and confidence within the child, which is essential for them to reach their full potential.
This is a brilliant book, which can be used with individual children all within groups as part of a social skills programme all self-awareness programme. Highly recommended for use by professionals all parents who want to help the child raise their self-esteem and confidence and fulfil their own potential enabling them to grow into confidant and successful adults.
Sarah-Jayne Bass (formerly Caroline Hensby) - adders.org
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