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Adult ADHD : Regaining Focus
Once thought to be just a childhood issue, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is now diagnosed in many stages of life, and affects men and women equally. In this program, patients describe how ADHD has negatively impacted their personal and professional lives—and share the ways in which they have overcome the restlessness and impulsivity that were formerly viewed as defects in character. Viewers also hear from medical experts who explain the neurological basis of ADHD and recent treatment options that are helping adults finally gain control over this condition. (30 minutes)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child’s age and development.
ADHD & LD : Powerful Teaching Strategies and Accomodations
General education teachers are finding an increasing number of students with ADHD and learning disabilities in their classrooms. This video gives elementary and middle school teachers the tools they need to help students succeed in the general education setting within a Response To Intervention framework. Presented by leading education expert Sandra Reif, this content-rich video offers viewers a range of effective strategies to meet both the behavioral and academic needs of students. Targeted strategies and examples for small group instruction are also offered as Tier 2 RTI strategies. Topics include: communicating with parents and clinicians; differentiating instruction; collaborating with co-teachers and other staff; engaging student attention; behavior interventions; teaching study skills and written language.
ADD and Loving It?!
Comedian Patrick McKenna seeks a diagnosis for adult ADD and learns the facts from an array of experts (some of whom have ADD themselves) including medical researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists, professors, and award-winning authors. Along the way, Patrick reveals how his life as a husband and father is affected by ADD and even shares candid moments as he and his wife Janis work on the steps toward his diagnosis.