Scientific work at the Padagogische Hochschule Freiburg describes multimodal pedagogical concept of the first school for children and adolescents with ADHD in Germany recently published scientific work was the first of its kind in Germany, that specifically would like to open a school education affected children and young people of ADHD in a monthlong internship at the private high school in Esslingen. The results of the work show, so the author Christian Hesse, that it is possible to ensure that it offers an adequate learning environment ad(H)S-Kindern and promoting their individual opportunities according to a school. Answered the question concept to the mainstream schools could be has not been conclusively to the transferability of the Esslinger. The results and experiences of the ADHD gymnasium Esslingen should be used, even in mainstream schools of ad(H)S-kinder up to a certain extent Bill to cover special needs. Since the successful implementation, but depends of many factors – including also essentially by political decisions and the provision of funds – the goal to meet children with autism in mainstream schools, seems still far away from a realization according to the author. Especially in teacher training, more attention should be paid to the complex subject of ADHD. Children with ADHD often seriously suffered their failure, as the author.
Problems in the social environment, emotional disorders and school conflicts are possible consequences. The disorder significantly threatens the further development of the affected children. The figures below from the author are frightening. Up to 40% of the children developed a depressive disorder, nine out of ten children made a school which is below their intellectual skills and about one-third needed change even on a special school. Proper use make high demands on the teacher and her lessons with affected children. The teacher thus often feel overwhelmed and helpless. Thus was ADHD a pressing issue, the schools would have to respond to that.