Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home

About the Course:

This course presents material on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that will inform parents, school personnel, and mental health professionals. It presents information on identifying and treating ADHD, as well as describing legal requirements for educational service provision to children with ADHD. Tips for working with the ADHD child at home and school are also presented.


Kelly Henderson served as technical representative for this project

About the Author:

US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office of Special Education Programs, Washington, D.C.

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn some basics about the potential causes of and how to identify ADHD

  2. to gain knowledge regarding legal requirements for identifying and treating ADHD in educational and other settings

  3. to get some hints and tips for working with the ADHD child, both at home and in school

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