Adhd And Comprehension Strategies For Students With Adhd

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ADHD and Comprehension JVT2 Task 2 Jennifer Blake July 19, 2015 A Written Project Presented to the Faculty of the Teachers College of Western Governors University Abstract There is a need to provide effective comprehension support for students labeled with ADHD. ADHD students struggle with comprehension and there is limited research on comprehension strategies for these student. This is a qualitative research study that proposes to find useful comprehension strategies for students with ADHD. The literature points to a need for further research in this area. The participants of the study are 1st to 4th grade teachers that teach students diagnosed with ADHD. The duration of the study will be approximately three months. The proposed data would be collected through questionnaires, interviews and focus groups. Data will be compared and analyzed throughout the study process. For each data collection method, narrative data collection and analysis will be performed. To meet triangulation, all notes from the interviews, questionnaires and focus groups will be examined, compared and coded for common themes. The study will conclude with a report listing useful strategies and intervention, the pros and cons found for each and the usefulness of each according to the data. Table of Contents Problem Statement 3 Research Questions and Hypothesis 4 Goals of the Study 4 Importance of the Study 4 Literature Review 5 Role of the Researcher 16 Proposed

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