Dr. Russell Barkley, internationally respected expert on ADHD, draws on his 40 years of clinical work with thousands of students, teachers and schools to create a definitive resource for the most effective methods in overcoming impairments for children and teens with ADHD.
Managing ADHD in Schools details more than 100 evidence-based recommendations to help teachers and clinicians increase the success of children and teens with ADHD. This manual goes beyond the “what” to explain “why” the problems are likely occurring, followed up with the most effective interventions.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, recently retired (January 1, 2022) from his position as a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2016-present). He is also a retired Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1985-2002) and subsequently worked as a Professor of Psychiatry and Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (2003-2016). Dr. Barkley is the founder and Editor of the clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, which he continues to edit in this 30th and final year of publication (2022). He is board certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP).
Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator and practitioner who has published 27 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering more than 43 editions, and creator of 7 award winning professional videos. He has published more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders and is the author of the book Managing ADHD in School (PESI, 2016).
Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited lectures in more than 30 countries and appeared on nationally televised shows such as 60 Minutes, the Today show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many others. He has received numerous awards from professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, contributions to research and clinical practice, and the dissemination of science.
Financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is a published author and receives royalties. He receives royalties from Astra Zeneca, Seminarer.dk, ContinuingEdCourses.net, and Leading Edge Seminars of Canada. Dr. Barkley had a previous relationship with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. All financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is a member of the South Carolina Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, and the American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).
"Dr. Barkley has created a straightforward guide of best practices all educators should use with youth with ADHD. Included int eh book are practical suggestions ranging from ways to better structure the classroom up to interventions that can be readily implemented in most classroom settings to promote academic productivity and appropriate behavior. This is a must read for educators, administrators, and parents/professionals working with your with ADHD in schools!"
-Gregory Fabiano, PhD, Professor of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
"Managing ADHD in School should be on the shelves of every educator who works with students with ADHD. It provides a concise, readable and extremely practical guide to understanding and supporting the school success of students with ADHD. All of the recommendations provided in this timely resource are firmly grounded in empirical research; yet these are translated into practices that can be readily implemented in all school classrooms. It is particularly noteworthy that Managing ADHD in School provides a guide for effective assessment and intervention across elementary, middle and high school settings. Dr. Barkley has produced the definitive guide to ADHD for general and special education teachers as well as school professionals (e.g., school psychologists, counselors) who consult with teachers.
-George J. DuPaul, PhD, Professor of School Psychology, Lehigh University
"Managing ADHD in School is an excellent resource for teachers on the what and why of effective school practices for ADHD. Dr. Barkley, a foremost expert in the field, provides highly readable, interesting, and authoritative information about the neurodevelopmental basis for ADHD and the executive functioning and self-regulation deficits plaguing students with ADHD. This book clearly describes which teaching methods are effective for managing these deficits and why they will work. A wealth of practical, research-supported teaching strategies that can be readily applied in classrooms fill the pages. In addition, teachers will benefit from the detailed information about the latest medications for ADHD. This book will be extremely useful for teachers-easy-to-read, practical, and provides teachers with exactly what they need to know to best help their students with ADHD!"
-Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
"A clear, concise, evidence-based book about ADHD for educators has been a long time coming, but Russell Barkley has given us the book we need. Written by one of the most knowledgeable and respected scholars in the field of ADHD, this book provides educators with the power of knowing not only the what of ADHD, but also the why. Combining knowledge about what and why with proven effective methods for supporting students with ADHD academically and socially, this book is a tour de force and a must read."
-Karen R. Harris, EdD, Warner Professor of Education, Arizona State University
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