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Being parent / teacher to a child who is growing up with ADHD: a single case study about bilingual child in a Swedish milieu

Raczkowska, Sara LU (2015) PEDM22 20141
Education
Abstract
The main idea with this thesis is to discuss the situation of the parent and the teacher of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Previous research on the parents’ and the teachers’ per-spective of the children has helped me to understand the complexity of the disorder. I have analyzed a single case of a child from Poland who came with his parents to Sweden and started education here. The boy has had an ADHD diagnose since birth. The study concerns three perspectives on the boy’s situa-tion: the parent’s, the teacher’s, and the help-teacher’s. The analysis shows that each had a different perspective on issues related to the child. The conclusion is that insufficient education about ADHD and a weak correlation... (More)
The main idea with this thesis is to discuss the situation of the parent and the teacher of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Previous research on the parents’ and the teachers’ per-spective of the children has helped me to understand the complexity of the disorder. I have analyzed a single case of a child from Poland who came with his parents to Sweden and started education here. The boy has had an ADHD diagnose since birth. The study concerns three perspectives on the boy’s situa-tion: the parent’s, the teacher’s, and the help-teacher’s. The analysis shows that each had a different perspective on issues related to the child. The conclusion is that insufficient education about ADHD and a weak correlation between parents and teachers of diagnosed children will contribute significant-ly to occurring problems in the children´s upbringing (Less)
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author
Raczkowska, Sara LU
supervisor
organization
course
PEDM22 20141
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
ADHD, case study, parents/teachers relation, school/home settings, multilingual/bilingual child, foreign country
language
English
id
5159695
date added to LUP
2015-04-08 16:14:12
date last changed
2015-04-08 16:14:12
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  abstract     = {The main idea with this thesis is to discuss the situation of the parent and the teacher of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Previous research on the parents’ and the teachers’ per-spective of the children has helped me to understand the complexity of the disorder. I have analyzed a single case of a child from Poland who came with his parents to Sweden and started education here. The boy has had an ADHD diagnose since birth. The study concerns three perspectives on the boy’s situa-tion: the parent’s, the teacher’s, and the help-teacher’s. The analysis shows that each had a different perspective on issues related to the child. The conclusion is that insufficient education about ADHD and a weak correlation between parents and teachers of diagnosed children will contribute significant-ly to occurring problems in the children´s upbringing},
  author       = {Raczkowska, Sara},
  keyword      = {ADHD,case study,parents/teachers relation,school/home settings,multilingual/bilingual child,foreign country},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Being parent / teacher to a child who is growing up with ADHD: a single case study about bilingual child in a Swedish milieu},
  year         = {2015},
}