Montessori & ADD/ADHD


Presenter: Judith Stern
For:Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, Administrators, Teacher Educators
CPD Hours: 1.5
Available: On Demand 


This webinar will present an examination of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of attention deficit disorder in children from early childhood to adolescence, with a focus on children in the learning and social environments. The discussion will include a look at the developmental variations as the child with ADD grows, the specialized communication involved in dealing with students and parents, and practical strategies and interventions for use in the Montessori classroom.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of specific symptoms that may manifest themselves in the Montessori classroom, and serve as indicators of a problem with attention.
  • Learn several approaches to communicating with parents regarding the possible need for an evaluation and providing effective ongoing progress reports.
  • Identify strategies to use in the Montessori classroom to improve independent work skills, organization skills, and improved focus.
  • Identify a behavioral approach to use with children who have difficulties due to ADD or ADHD.

About the Presenter

Judith Stern is a learning specialist, reading specialist, and classroom teacher with many years of firsthand experience with children and families, particularly in the Rockville, MD, area. She currently teaches at Barrie Montessori School in Silver Spring, MD. Judy speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems, and children's study/organizational skills. She is the co-author of 4 children's books on AD/HD and LD, including Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, which was recently published in its 20th anniversary edition and translated into 7 languages. She is also the co-author of The Dyslexia Checklist, a book for parents and professionals; and has published chapters in a number of professional books and magazines.


Individuals (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$45/AMS member *Free for all members (PLUS, Basic) members using complimentary PD vouchers

Organizations (Includes up to 15 attendees; each participant will receive their own login.)**
$175/AMS member organization
$235/nonmember organizations

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