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Author Naparstek, Nathan.

Title Successful educators : a practical guide for understanding children's learning problems and mental health issues / Nathan Naparstek
Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 189 pages)
Contents Four-component model : factors that can explain why a student is not succeeding in school -- Paying attention -- Characteristics of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Identification of ADHD -- Treatment of ADHD -- The ability component -- How to identify and describe skill deficits -- How to treat skill deficits -- Effort component -- The connection between your expectations and your students' efforts -- Using positive communication to improve student effort -- The impact of depression and bipolar disorder on a student's effort -- The impact of disorders within the anxiety spectrum on student effort -- The impact of behavioral disorders on student effort -- Organization and study skills component -- Communicating your knowledge
Summary Annotation An insider's guide for educators who want to develop a better understanding of children's learning problems. The text will be helpful for educators including classroom teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, or graduate students who want to develop a better understanding of children's learning problems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Academic achievement.
Attention-deficit-disordered children -- Education.
Children with disabilities -- Education.
Educational psychology.
Learning disabled children -- Education.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002016486
ISBN 0313013004 (electronic bk.)
0897899121 (alk. paper)
9780313013003 (electronic bk.)
9780897899123 (alk. paper)