"It is both a pleasure and a privilege to provide this strong and unequivocal endorsement of so informative and consumer–friendly a book as this one. Grounded in the latest science of ADHD, filled with exceptionally detailed advice . . . parents and educators will find this book to be exceptionally useful in raising a successful ADHD child." ––Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, and author, Taking Charge of ADHD "For over a decade, Sandra Rief’s How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD has been the most definitive and user–friendly ‘go–to’ guide for teachers and parents eager to help children with ADHD succeed in school, home, and life overall. Now updated with the latest research findings from the last ten years, this book outstrips even the original. Unlike so many other volumes, this book is hands–on, well–organized, extremely readable, and full of the kind of wise, practical advice that only comes from someone who has been there (and continues to be there!) helping teachers, parents, children, and youth struggling with ADHD. I especially like the focus on different ages, school settings, and subjects. My highest recommendation for this book, and my greatest praise for Sandra making this invaluable resource available!" ––Peter S. Jensen, M.D., director, Center for the Advancement of Children’s Mental Health and Ruane Professor of Child Psychiatry at Columbia University "Sandra Rief is one of the most astute as well as compassionate voices in the world about ADHD. She really gets it, and this book will give you what she gets. A wonderful contribution and valuable, practical resource for all teachers, parents, and clinicians." ––Edward Hallowell, M.D., author, When Your Worry About the Child You Love and coauthor , Driven to Distraction "This valuable resource should be at every teacher’s fingertips! Sandra Rief offers current research–based strategies and information on ADHD that are a must read for every educator." ––Ellen Stantus, special education director, Davis School District, Farmington, Utah "This book not only addresses the latest research on this neuro–biological difference, but goes further by offering creative strategies for home and school in order to help these students reach their full potential. As always, Sandra Rief fills her book with what to do about it." ––Jill Murphy, special educator, ADHD life skills and academic coach, ADD Resources Parent Support, and mother of two children with ADD/ADHD, Bonney Lake, Washington
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Finally, it’s here! This is the much–anticipated new edition to the bestselling book that has served for over a decade as a resource for teachers, school professionals, parents, and clinicians. How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD is filled with practical strategies and techniques to improve the academic, behavioral, and social performance of students with ADHD. The book is easy to read, includes the most current research–based information about ADHD, and outlines effective treatments. Sandra Rief offers myriad real–life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and countless strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all types of students. This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for: Engaging students′ attention and active participation Keeping students on–task and productive Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom Differentiating instruction and addressing students′ diverse learning styles Building a partnership with parents and much more.