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Homeschooling and ADHD: An Interview with Dr. Steven Duvall

Vol. 116, Prg. 56–60
August 12–16, 2013

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a challenge for any student, whether he is homeschooled or attends a traditional school. But a new study shows that homeschooling can boost an ADHD child’s academic success. Dr. Steven Duvall, director of the School Psychology Training Program at Fort Hays State University in Kansas, shares the results of his study with host Mike Smith on this week’s Home School Heartbeat.

“Homeschools have some very important advantages that really help to develop the academic skills of students with ADHD.” — Dr. Steven Duvall

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What Is ADHD?
A New Study on ADHD
Comparing Learning Environments
Effective Instruction
The Homeschool Advantage
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Dr. Steven Duvall

Steven F. Duvall received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in developmental and child psychology. He is currently an assistant professor and director of the school psychology training program at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. Prior to his present position, Dr. Duvall served as a public school psychologist for 21 years. His research interests include homeschooling, reading achievement, and special education service delivery models.

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