Driven to Distraction : Recognizing and Coping With
Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by
Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey Simon &
Schuster,1995. Millions of children and adults tell themselves or are told
by others to stop
procrastinating, start concentrating, sit still, finish what they started, and get organized. But what appears to be a matter of self-discipline is for many a neurological problem. Now two doctors reveal the impact precise diagnosis and treatment can have.
Add : Helping Your Child : Untying the Knot of Attention Deficit Disorders by Warren, Ph.D. Umansky, Barbara Smalley; Warner Books, 1994. This comprehensive guidebook on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)--an organic condition that affects between three and ten percent of all school-aged children and causes unpredictable and inappropriate behavior, poor performance, and isolation from peers--is designed to help increase the victim's self-esteem, boost their grades, and help them cope with its frustrations.
Adhd and Teens : A Parent's Guide to Making It Through
the Tough Years by Colleen Alexander-Roberts, Paul T. Elliott;
Taylor Publishers,1995. ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
is the most common behavioraldisorder in American children. Teens with
ADHD have an extremely high risk offailing in school, becoming drug abusers
or alcoholics, breaking the law, andbecoming teenage parents. This manual
offers practical advice to help
parentscope with these problems.
Living Together With Learning Disabilities and A.D.d : A Family Guide by Betty B. Osman; John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder What Every Parent Wants to Know By D.L. Wodrich, Ph.D.(Brookes Publishing 1994) Through detailed explanations, helpful checklists, and heartening case examples, Dr. Wodrich prepares you for the challenges you face in actively encouraging your child's success.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : Questions & Answers for Parents by Gregory S. Greenberg, Wade F. Horn; Research Press, 1991.
The Attention Zone : A Parent's Guide to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Michael W., Md. Cohen; Brunner/Mazel; 1997. It covers such basic concerns as the causes and symptoms of ADHD; the effects of ADHD on families; school and home management; and psychological and medical treatments. In a special chapter the author attempts to address some of the most commonly asked questions regarding ADHD and medical therapy. The Attention Zone includes diaries and forms for a family to use together in the privacy of their own home as well as a currently selected resource list of books and videotapes for adults, teenagers, and children.
Windows into the A.D.D. Mind : Understanding and Treating Attention Deficit Disorders in the Everyday Lives of Children, Adolescents and Adults by Daniel G. Amen; Mindworks Press, 1997.
ADD Success Stories : A Guide to Fulfillment for Families With Attention Deficit Disorder by Thom Hartmann, John J. Ratey; Underwood Books, 1995. The first specific guidebook for how to be successful in the world as a teenager or adult with ADD. Inspiring real-life stories show how people with ADD can succeed in school, at work, and in relationships.
All About Attention Deficit Disorder by Thomas W. Phelan, Child Management Press, 1996. There are 20 million children and adults in America who have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD). This comprehensive guide gives parents, teachers, pediatricians and mental health professionals the facts and resources they need to effectively deal with ADD. In straightforward language, Dr. Phelan separates fact from myth about this vastly misunderstood condition.
Adhd : How to Deal With Very Difficult Children by Alan Train ; Souvenir Press,1997. The causes of the increasingly recognised condition ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) are a matter of debate, but the problems that it creates can have a disastrous effect on a child's ability to learn, socialise and lead a normal life. Alan Train draws on many years' experience of working with emotionally fragile children to offer solutions based on acceptance that ADHD is part of the child's make-up. Writing for parents and teachers, he explains what the condition is, how it is diagnosed and what they can do to help the child in a positive and lasting way. He also looks at the needs of the adults, recognising that they must first learn to deal with their own reactions and emotions.
Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World : Unlocking the Potential of Your Add Child by Jeffrey Freed, Laurie Parson, Laurie Parsons; Simon & Schuster,1997.Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World offers a step-by-step program that shows parents how to work with, not against, the special abilities of the ADD child.
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