Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It

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A new approach to help kids with ADHD and LD succeed in and outside the classroom

This groundbreaking book addresses the consequences of the unabated stress associated with Learning disabilities and ADHD and the toxic, deleterious impact of this stress on kids' academic learning, social skills, behavior, and efficient brain functioning. Schultz draws upon three decades of work as a neuropsychologist, teacher educator, and school consultant to address this gap. This book can help change the way parents and teachers think about why kids with LD and ADHD find school and homework so toxic. It will also offer an abundant supply of practical, understandable strategies that have been shown to reduce stress at school and at home.

  • Offers a new way to look at why kids with ADHD/LD struggle at school
  • Provides effective strategies to reduce stress in kids with ADHD and LD
  • Includes helpful rating scales, checklists, and printable charts to use at school and home

This important resource is written by a faculty member of Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry and former classroom teacher.

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About the author

Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., a clinical neuropsychologist for over thirty years, is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and consults to schools in the United States and abroad. A former middle school teacher, Schultz specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of youth with learning disabilities and ADHD. For more information visit his website at

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John Wiley & Sons
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Jun 24, 2011
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Education / Special Education / General
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* The pre-referral, referral, and evaluation processes
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* Classroom management and student behavior
* Educational frameworks, instructional strategies, and service delivery options
* Assessment, grades, graduation, and diplomas

The breadth of coverage in this book, along with its practical examples, action steps, and appendixes covering key terms and definitions will provide the foundation all K–12 teachers need to successfully instruct and support students receiving special education services. It’s an indispensable resource for every general education classroom.

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