Diagnosed Medical/Psychological Conditions

What it is

Medical and psychological conditions are diagnosed by a variety of doctors, often using The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM –V), published by the American Psychiatric Association in 2013. The DSM-V provides criteria for the diagnoses of all mental health disorders for children and adults, along with common treatments.

Teaching Strategies

While every student has unique learning needs, you will find in this section a collection of effective teaching strategies for a variety of common conditions, including some common instructional, environmental and assessment strategies to act as a starting point for supporting the individual needs of diagnosed students. You can also find additional information and resources for each condition.

Scroll down to see the full list of medical and psychological conditions addressed on this website:


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Links to strategies for numerous conditions

• DSM-v

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
Used by non-teacher medical and/or psychological professionals to diagnosis various conditions.

Links for various medical conditions with symptoms and strategies

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