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Transcript of ADHD
and Joey Wollenburg ADHD/ADD ADHD = Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADD = Attention Deficit Disorder What is ADHD/ADD? About
ADHD Lack of attention
Impulsive Behavior Signs and Characteristics More boys than girls
3-5% school age children References: A.D.A.M. (March, 2012 25). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002518/
Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (adhd). (2011). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/data.html
Chadd. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.chadd.org/
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DuPaul, G. J., Weyandt, L. L., & Janusis, G. M. (2011). Adhd in the classroom: Effective intervention strategies. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.mnsu.edu/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=32bc6f97-9220-4ac0-8718-9b093f7e6203@sessionmgr12&vid=5&hid=10
Healthwise. (2011, March 01). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Symptoms. Retrieved from WebMD: http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/tc/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd-symptoms
Kelker, P. (n.d.). A pamphlet for parents. Retrieved from http://www.pluk.org/Pubs/ADD_Kelker_2003_1.3M.pdf
Medicating kids [Television series episode]. (2001). In Gaviria, M. (Executive Producer), Frontline. New York: PBS. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/medicating/
Remmert, W., & Cain, A. (2012, September 19). Interview by J. Berling [Personal Interview]. Adhd., Washington Elementary School.
Smith, M., & Segal, J. (May, 2012). Add/adhd parenting tips. Retrieved from http://www.helpguide.org/mental/adhd_add_parenting_strategies.htm
Smith, T. E. C., Polloway, E. A., Patton, J. R., & Dowdy, C. A. (2012). Teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. (6th ed., pp. 258-279). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.
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United Behavioral Health. (n.d.). Helping the child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder [Brochure]. Retrieved from https://www.harvardpilgrim.org/pls/portal/docs/PAGE/PROVIDERS/PATIENT/HANDOUTS/UNITED_ADHD_BROCHURE.PDF
Vicenza High School. (2010). Adhd classroom interventions. Retrieved from http://www.vice-hs.eu.dodea.edu/pubs/adhd.pdf 3 groups of ADHD Diagnosis is based on very specific symptoms
Evaluation by a licensed physician
Medication Tests and Treatments Parental information http://www.pluk.org/Pubs/ADD_Kelker_2003_1.3M.pdf http://www.helpguide.org/mental/adhd_add_parenting_strategies.htm http://www.chadd.org/ Statistics "Most children with ADHD also have at least one other developmental or behavioral problem. They may also have a psychiatric problem, such as depression or bipolar disorder." (A.D.A.M., 2012) Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine (Adderall)
Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dextrostat)
Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Metadate, Daytrana) Medications Issue with the Executive function of the brain
Problems in response inhibition
Heredity is the most common
Tends to run in families Causes Creative
Energetic Positive Effects Materials
Organization Modifications/Accommodations Siblings
Rewards vs Consequences
Social Skills Family Prevalence
May run in family
Unknown cause Reading
Math Intervention What doesn't cause ADHD/ADD Diet
Poor Parenting or Problems in family life
Television Brain Break!