Special Education M.A.

Year Approved


First Advisor

Strand, Charlse


This thesis will discuss the need for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) interventions. This researcher has reviewed a number of articles concerning programming for ADHD students. ADHD is a very pervasive disorder affecting many learners. This researcher works in an alternative school district in Minnesota. Many of our students have ADHD and many other significant disabilities. It has been observed that ADHD students are affected by inattention, focus, and academic challenges with reading, math and writing. Further, students with ADHD have social emotional needs and other behavioral needs. Therefore, this thesis writer will discuss in length strategies that are effective and that will assist teachers in helping students with ADHD to be more successful. The chapters in this thesis will outline the pervasiveness of ADHD, a description of ADHD, and history of ADHD.

Degree Name

Special Education M.A.

Document Type

Masterʼs thesis