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Author Rapoport, Esta M.

Title ADHD and social skills : a step-by-step guide for teachers and parents / Esta M. Rapoport
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 235 pages)
Contents What is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anyway? -- Social skills deficits in children with ADHD -- Social skills : lists and descriptions -- What can teachers and parents do to help children with ADHD to learn positive social skills? -- Where should I begin? -- The social skills and how to teach them -- Supporting skill development -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography and suggested resources for teachers and parents
Summary Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) leave for school in the morning with a smile and a backpack, ready to make friends. They often return from school after having been bullied. Children with ADHD appear vulnerable to their peers, because they misinterpret social cues and behave in a socially inappropriate manner. These children have few if any friends. This book explains the difficulties that children with ADHD endure to those individuals who do not understand the complexitiesof these children's problems. Difficulties with attention, organization and social interacti
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Attention-deficit-disordered children -- Education -- United States.
Attention-deficit-disordered children -- United States.
Social skills -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282522892
1607092808 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1607092816 (paper ; alk. paper)
1607092824 (electronic bk.)
9781607092803 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781607092810 (paper ; alk. paper)
9781607092827 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and social skills