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Discover how to use effective interdisciplinary management strategies to deal with disruptive behaviors and channel children's positive characteristics in the classroom and at home

Food for Thought
Food for thought

This book has reviewed the debate over whether ADHD is biological, psychosocial or bio-psychosocial with the findings from a research project which identifies the reality of living with the condition. Throughout the chapters we attempt to justify why ADHD needs to be understood as a bio-psychosocial condition, and why a multidisciplinary approach is needed to support children's educational and social development. Given that between 3 and 5 per cent of school-aged children and young people are affected by ADHD (NICE, 2000), it is imperative that teachers and parents ...

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