Academic Performance of Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Students without ADHD
Bishal Bonny Takri,  Jyotsana Jaiswal
The present study aimed the academic performance of the students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and students without ADHD. In total, 30 students sample were collected form the ten ICSE schools in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. The Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale (VADTRS) was used for the data collection of this study. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is associated with poor grades, poor reading and mathematics and also written expression. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is also associated with increased use of school based services, increased rates of detention and expulsion. The finding of the study reflects that the students with ADHD had poor performance. On the basis of the findings it is suggested that the students with ADHD needs more attention than students without ADHD. We need to understand that ADHD children are not abnormal, but they are bit different than the normal children. This study is helpful for teachers working with the students with ADHD. The effective teachers should check the student performance, Help the students to correct their mistakes, Divide work into smaller units, Highlight key points, Eliminate or reduce frequency of timed tests, Use cooperative learning strategies, language arts and reading comprehension, be consistent and sincere with praise.
Keywords- Academic performance, ADHD, VADTRS
Cite this Article
Bishal Bonny Takri,  Jyotsana Jaiswal,   "Academic Performance of Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Students without ADHD"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 2, pp.87-90, May 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1902019.pdf