SCHOOL'S IMPORTANCE IN EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AND PEDAGOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH ADHD

Katerina Lyberopoulou, Sofia Tsolaki, Paraskevi Νtereki, Stefanos Armakolas

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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in children. It refers to symptoms such as inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity that intervene in child's behavior and performance in school and home as well. ADHD is a frequently diagnosed mental disorder in children and adolescents. The aim of this research is to study teachers' knowledge of ADHD issue. Quantitative analysis was carried out for the purpose of this survey with the use of a questionnaire. Results showed that teachers are more familiar with the symptoms and definition of ADHD and less with its management at school. However, teachers' knowledge of ADHD seems to be adequate. Finally, the findings of this research point out that it is essential for teachers to be trained in terms of causes and intervention for this specific disorder.

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ADHD, school's importance, emotional support

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejse.v7i1.3521

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