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A Practical Guide to Implementing School-Based Interventions for Adolescents with ADHD

 Author: Brandon K. Schultz Steven W. Evans  Publisher: © Springer International Publishing AG  ISBN: 978-1-4939-2677-0  Pages: 215  Language: English

Most children who are di- agnosed with attention-def- icit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)—roughly 70–80 % —exhibit persistent academic difficulties in middle and high schools. Oppositional and an- tisocial behaviors also emerge at a disproportionally high rate for adolescents with ADHD over the same timeframe. Such problems strain families, schools, and even the juvenile justice system; but it is unclear how counselors, therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, school support personnel, and other helping professionals can effectively intervene.