An estimated 11% (6.4 million) of US school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD in their lifetime.*
As a teacher, you play a pivotal role in helping these students. It is important to know that you are not alone in these efforts.
This site provides information and tips that may help, including sections on:
- Understanding ADHD: Includes information on What is ADHD?, Possible Causes of ADHD, Symptoms of ADHD, How ADHD is Diagnosed and How ADHD is Managed
- Supporting Students With ADHD in School: Includes information on School Support Teams, ADHD in the Classroom, Homework and Projects, and ADHD in Other School Settings
Also, don't miss Tools You Can Use, which features a variety of educational videos and brochures, as well as tools you can use with students and with parents and caregivers.
*Based on the 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health, in which parents were asked if a health care practitioner had ever told them their child had ADD or ADHD