If you are already a CHADD member, be sure to log in first. (Once you have joined, close your internet browser. Log in as a member and you will be able to access every resource.) National Resource Center on ADHD Education Effective IEP Development for Students with ADHDSummary: This article describes the necessary components of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (IDEA '97).Issues regarding effective IEP development are also reviewed.Are our children paying a price we've only just begun to understand?
Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects three to five percent of American children and adults.AD/HD is usually diagnosed in childhood, and the condition can continue into the adult years.Many individuals with AD/HD are undiagnosed until adulthood (NINDS, 2011).If you have placed your child in a private school, or if your child's school receives no federal funding, you may not have access to many of the services and accommodations offered in public school.But you can still use many of the suggestions in the resources below to develop a plan with your child's teacher and school to provide a more supportive education environment.
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