Friendly Class and Home Settings to Support Children with ADHD, with Dr. Sydney S. Zentall
Host and attention coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Sydney Zentall, professor at Purdue University, to get an educator’s insight on creating a positive ADD environment. Dr. Zentall will share her insight on what she pays attention to, directed at revealing key concepts and drivers to promulgate an enriching environment to nurture children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Dr. Zentall will share her insight on what she pays attention to, directed toward revealing key concepts and drivers to promulgate an enriching environment to nurture children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). According to Dr. Zentall, children with ADHD have a greater than average need for stimulation. Their activity is goal directed rather than random or purposeless. In other words, the behavior of a child with ADHD functions to increase stimulation in specific settings, time periods, and tasks.
The show will be aired on Friday, February 5, 2010, at 2 p.m. EST. The public is invited to join the interactive discussion by logging on to blogtalkradio.com/attentiontalkradio, or by calling (646) 652-4409 to listen or ask questions.
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