Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a practical guide for teachers
A guide to classroom practice for teachers dealing with pupils with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a condition which is estimated to affect on average one in every 25 children. The book addresses key issues commonly raised by teachers; provides a source of information on the assessment of the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder; advises teachers on how to communicate with both parents and professionals; and offers practical classroom strategies and interventions for tackling the condition
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