I retired in 2010 after teaching Elementary aged students for 33 years. I have experience teaching 5th grade, 3rd grade, 2nd grade, and also Special Education. I have a Masters in Reading (Elementary Reading) and am certified in Special Education and ESL. I have also worked as a Reading Specialist at the elementary level and completed the Master Reading Teacher training through Region VI. ...
As an elementary teacher for 33 years, I have worked with lots of students in the classroom who were diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I have had training on techniques that work with these children. In addition, I have done personal research on this subject because I have a 10 year old grandson (who lives with me at this time) who has been diagnosed with ADHD within the past 2 years. For this reason, I have recently "refreshed" my information on dealing with the problems that ADD/ADHD children encounter in an effort to help my grandson function well in an educational setting.