Journal article

Factors Associated With Educational Support in Young Adolescents With ADHD

Nardia Zendarski, Emma Sciberras, Fiona Mensah, Harriet Hiscock

JOURNAL OF ATTENTION DISORDERS | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to examine patterns of use and factors associated with education support use in students with ADHD during early adolescence. Method: Participants were 130 adolescents (M = 13.7 years, SD = 1.1) with ADHD. Educational support use and the factors associated with use were collected by parent and teacher questionnaires and standardized academic tests during the 2014-2015 school years. Support rates and categories are described. Logistic regression models examine individual, family, and school variables associated with support versus no support. Results: About two thirds of students with ADHD (60%) had accessed education support in the current school year, which includ..

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