Attention Seeking

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Links:
A short discussion of the "The Good, The Bad And The Irritating" book, from Tyne Tees Television
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Books:
Attention Seeking: A complete guide for teachers.
New: 2nd edition
The Good, The Bad And The Irritating: a practical approach for parents of children who are attention seeking.
 

Articles, Papers & Newsletters:
Related articles, in PDF format.
New: new article added, August 2011.
Archive of Attention Seeking Newsletters.
New: New newsletter added, August 2011.



Attention Seeking: a complete guide for teachers (2nd edition).

London: Paul Chapman Educational Publishing,  2008
ISBN 978-1412928953 (paperback) / 978-1412948722 (hardcover)

This practical manual, which is also a comprehensive reference work, is an essential text for all staff in nurseries and schools (mainstream and special), and for lecturers and researchers in departments of education.

Currently, this resource remains the key book solely dedicated to solving the distressing problems raised by attention seeking behaviour, both in classrooms and in pre-school settings.

The results of the very clear strategies suggested throughout the volume can help to meet all five outcomes from "Every Child Matters".

New in the second edition:

  • Cutting-edge sections on ADHD, chaos, autism, language problems and attachment
  • Easy to follow layout, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading
  • "10 steps programme" summary
  • 7 key practical points
  • Updated references to extensive resources
  • Material on use of stories
  • Problems with time-out
  • Ideas for managing parent meetings in school
  • Extra case study material
  • Comprehensive index

Please note that this book is available in both paperback and hardback format - you don't have to pay 60 for it!

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The Good, The Bad And The Irritating:a practical approach for parents of children who are attention seeking.

London: Paul Chapman, 2000. ISBN 1 873942 43 5

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Articles & Papers

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ADHD or Attention Seeking? - Ways Of Distinguishing Two Common Childhood Problems (published article)
[please note the evidence base for this published article is included in the conference paper below]
ADHD or Attention Seeking? - Ways Of Distinguishing Two Common Childhood Problems (conference paper)
Attention Seeking: A Perspective From Chaos Theory
Attention Seeking Children In The Classroom
Attention Seeking: The Paradoxes Of An Under-researched Concept [DOC] or [ODF]
Dealing With Those Pupils Who Crave Recognition
Look At Me
TIPS: Time-limited Intervention With Parents Service
What About Me, Me, Me?
Assessment issues in Attention Seeking and ADHD

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“Attention Seeking” Newsletter Archive

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“Attention Seeking” September 2011
“Attention Seeking” February 2010
“Attention Seeking” October 2008
“Attention Seeking” March 2008

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