ADHD is an increasingly common disability seen most regularly in public schools. How can behavior analysis help? Next week, we'll be discussing research into increasing the on-task behavior of students with ADHD as well as reviewing some facts and figures related to overall treatment.
Articles for next week:
Flood, W.A., Wilder, D.A., Flood, A.L., & Masuda, A. (2002). Peer-mediated reinforcement plus prompting as treatment for off-task behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 35, 199-204. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2002.35-199
Grauvogel-MacAleese, A.N. & Wallace, M.D. (2010). Use of peer-mediated intervention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 547-551. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2010.43-547
Cook, A., Bradley-Johnson, S., & Johnson, C.M. (2014). Effects of white noise on off-task behavior and academic responding for children with ADHD. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 160-164. doi: 10.1002/jaba.79
And, for some background on behavioral interventions for ADHD: