AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!
128 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
20 b&w illustrations
Paperback
Release Date:15 Feb 2012
ISBN:9781849058803
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AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

Creative Ways to Achieve Focus and Attention by Building on AD/HD Traits

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Homework time can be an ordeal for children with AD/HD. After a longday at school, the child often struggles to
concentrate and becomes restless, and the parent is left feelinghelpless. With the right strategies, homework can be made a moretolerable and even enjoyable experience for both parent and child.


This is a book filled with inspiring methods to motivate children withAD/HD at homework time. Common techniques such as enforcingrestrictions and rigid timing techniques can stifle the joy oflearning. This book focuses on empowering and enabling the child,acknowledges the characteristics of AD/HD and engages the positive sideof these traits. Encouraging movement and creativity, the chapters arebrimming with great ideas such as scavenger hunts, singing spellinggames and jumping math quizzes that hold the child's attention andmake learning fun.


By adopting these simple strategies into the daily routine of a childwith AD/HD, parents and teachers can take the tears and tantrums out ofhomework time and pave the way for academic success.

This book is for parents and teachers of children with ADHD, as well as
educational psychologists and homework club leaders.

Harriet Hope Green worked as a school teacher for 33years. She now tutors and coaches children with AD/HD at a mentalhealth clinic and also maintains a private practice. She regularlypresents at conferences and runs workshops to share her teachingstrategies. She has coauthored four books on creativity in theclassroom. Harriet resides in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

Preface

Introduction

1 Enablers

2 Study Aids

3 Bring on the Homework

4 Reading Dilemma

5 Monster Math

6 Spelling

7 Writing

8 Addressing Symptoms

9 Emotions

Conclusion

Index

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