… behavior. Assessment must be completed on an individual basis and not with a one size fits all attitude. Individualized education plans are to be designed, implemented and modified if necessary. The students academic and emotional behavior will be monitored throughout their school years. There are many theories that support the concept that one treatment does not fit all students with ADHD. First, no single intervention, including stimulant medication, is sufficient for ameliorating the complex and myriad behaviors comprising this disorder. Second, response to treatment will vary significantly across individuals despite a common diagnosis. Last, because the symptomatic behaviors comprising ADHD are exhibited across settings.
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Abstract retrieved January 6, 2003, from EBSCOhost Direct database.