About the Author:
Patsy (Smith) Stevens taught children with learning disabilities for 13 years. She received her BS degree from the University of Houston, She studied at Texas Tech University, Abilene Christian College (now Abilene Christian University), and Hardin-Simmons University. Her certification is in the field of Language Learning Disabilities earned at Hardin-Simmons University. Her teaching experience includes four years as a second grade teacher in the Pasadena, Texas schools, twelve years as a resource teacher in Sweetwater, Texas, one year as a resource teacher in Allen, Texas and seventeen years as a second grade teacher at Dallas Christian School, where she retired in 2002. After retirement she taught a Spanish computer lab for one year for children K-5th grade.
She now spends her time sharing her experiences through the Garden of Praise website and teaching a few piano students.
The articles referenced were published in 1974 and 1978 in the publication shown above.
How to Get Your Child off the Refrigerator and on to Learning
By Carol Barnier / Emerald Books
Does your hyperactive student have you climbing the walls? Veteran homeschooler Barnier knows the challenge---and the solution! As the mother of an ADHD son, she's developed successful techniques to help you teach your high-spirited child. By incorporating her method of games, manipulatives, and motions, you'll discover that it is possible for your special student to learn math, phonics, history, and more! Includes reproducible resources. 112 pages, softcover from Emerald Books.
Of Different Minds: Seeing Your ADHD Child Through the Eyes of God
By Maren Angelotti, M.A.T. / Gospel Light
Move from feeling burdened to blessed with this guide to raising and teaching children with ADD, ADHD, or dyslexia. Through Scripture and Angelotti's personal experiences, you'll learn why your children are wired differently; the steps needed to educate and prepare them for a successful future; advice in dealing with your own denial, confusion, and fear; and an honest look at its toll on your marriage. Paperback.
Heads Up Helping! Teaching Tips and Techniques for Working with ADD, ADHD & Other Children with Challenges
By Melinda L. Boring / Heads Up
Feeling frustrated with your child's lack of attention or inability to sit still? Here's help! This handy guide offers advice and ideas to implement with children who have auditory or visual distractibility, sensory issues, fidgeting, and hyperactivity. A homeschooler, professional speech/language pathologist, and mother of three, Boring writes from experience and offers practical ways to overcome these challenges. 173 pages, softcover from Trafford.
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