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PEREIRA, Rafael António Silva; COSTA, Sara  and  PEREIRA, Vera. Contribution of the stimulation program in the attention - PEA - for attentional changes in students with ADHD. Rev. psicopedag. [online]. 2017, vol.34, n.105, pp. 276-284. ISSN 0103-8486.

Changes in attentional ability in school-age students become a problem in academic and personal life. This study focuses on the application of a Program of Attention Stimulation - PEA - in students with ADHD. Before the application of the program, participants attentional capacity was assessed as well as at the end of the 12 sessions scheduled for intervention with the participants. The objective was to obtain evidences of success in increasing attention levels in a Brazilian sample. Fifty students, both sexes, aged between 8 and 12 years, participated in the Fundamental I e II. The following instruments were used: Program of Stimulation of Attention-PEA; Teacher's Questionnaire; Student Questionnaire and Attention Map. The results indicated that the program produced increased attention in all dimensions analyzed. The PEA is an instrument that has generally gathered evidence of success that allows administration and use for intervention purposes in the attention functions in students with ADHD.

Keywords : Intervention; Attention; ADDH; Child.

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