Volume 8, Issue 121 (11-2013)                   Exceptional Education 1392, __(121): 23-41 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosseinkhanzadeh A A. Specific Methods of Assessment and Teaching Social Skills in Children with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder . Exceptional Education. 2013; 8 (121) :23-41
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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is defined based on difficulties in attention, inhibition, impulsivity control, and activity level. Based on the research results, children with ADHD are faced with problems in important areas such as working memory and executive functions. These functions will allow the child to monitor his behavior and alter it accordingly. Often, the child’s difficulties in executive functions will emerge in all areas of academic, social and behavioral domains. Therefore, children with ADHD based on peers, parents and teachers report, have problems in communication with peers. Based on the research results, these problems will continue from childhood to adolescence and adulthood. This finding is true for both sexes and in all types of ADHD. Generally, the understanding of social competence in children with ADHD depends on study of some developmental domains such as self imagery, executive functions, and working memory in them. Moreover, the study of different types of ADHD show that children with predominantly inattentive than comorbid type, are less aggressive and have more withdrawal. According to this matter, in the present article meantime describing social functioning in children ADHD has been tried to discuss on methods of social skills assessment and the causes of social deficiencies. Finally, specific approaches for teaching social skills to children with ADHD are expressed.
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: General
Received: 2014/Feb/Sat | Revised: 2014/Dec/Mon | Accepted: 2014/Feb/Sat | Published: 2014/Feb/Sat | ePublished: 2014/Feb/Sat

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