What are ADHD? What does it mean to have ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, enjoyable relationships with peers? In kid-friendly language and a format that welcomes reluctant and easily distracted readers, this book helps kids know they’re not alone and offers practical strategies for taking care of oneself, modifying behavior, enjoying school, having fun, and dealing with doctors, counselors, and medication. Includes real-life scenarios, quizzes, and a special message for parents.
Do you have a hard time paying attention or staying still? Do you sometimes get yelled at for talking in class or moving around? Do you often zone out? Lose assignments? Fall behind in school? Have trouble controlling your behavior? Maybe you have ADD or ADHD. These are labels grown-ups use to understand and help kids with these types of challenges. If you've been labeled ADD or ADHD, this book is for you. Look inside to find: What ADD and ADHD mean - and don't mean. Ways to make each day go better at home, at school, and with friends. How to deal with strong feelings like anger, worry, and sadness. The lowdown on medicine many kids take for ADD or ADHD. The dish on foods that can help you manage your ADD or ADHD. Fun quizzes that will help you remember what you're learning. And much more This book was written especially for you. But you might want to share it with a parent or another caring adult. Talk it over together and try some of the activities. Meanwhile, know you're not alone. Lots of kids have ADD or ADHD. With a little effort, they have learned to succeed. So can you!
Provides information and advice for kids who have ADD or ADHD, including what these disorders are, ways to make things better at home, at school, and with friends, taking medicine, eating healthy foods, and more.
Release on 2002 | by Richard A. Lougy,David K. Rosenthal
A Survival Guide for Parents and Teachers
Author: Richard A. Lougy,David K. Rosenthal
Pubpsher: Hope Press
Addresses the issues and concerns confronting parents and teachers with ADHD children. The friendly and supportive style of the book is easy for readers to understand and use. Parents and teachers will appreciate the sympathetic approach and expert discussion by authors who have worked extensively with ADHD children and their families in a broad range of setting, including medical, clinical and educational.
Offers tips and practical suggestions for high school or college students diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or learning disabilities, including how to arrange for extended-time exams and select an appropriate major.
Based on 1,000 new surveys of gifted kids, this book is packed with fresh illustrations, quizzes, tips, and quotes, plus information on gifted brain development, technology, and self-esteem. Readers learn how to cope with high expectations, perfectionism, labels, bullying, friendships, and more. When many school gifted programs are scaling back, it’s more important than ever for kids to have this essential guide to growing up gifted.
Many kids and teens have challenges when it comes to behavior. In this revised edition of his time-tested book, Thomas McIntyre provides up-to-date information, practical strategies, and sound advice to help kids learn to make smarter choices, make and keep friends, get along with teachers, take responsibility for their actions, work toward positive change, and enjoy the results of their better behavior. New to this edition are an “Are you ready to change?” quiz, updated glossary and resources, and a fresh organization and design. This is a book for any young person who needs help with behavior. A special section at the back addresses diagnosed behavior disorders.
A Survival Guide for Parents of Children with ADHD
Author: Mary Logan
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, ADHD, does not have to be the frightening diagnosis it once was. Get the answers to your questions along with numerous survival tips that many professionals don’t know. Author Mary Logan: Physician? Psychiatrist? Psychologist? No - a wife, mother and true expert having raised two boys with ADHD. She will share with you her 16 years of hands-on experience as well as her countless hours spent with medical professionals, delivering and attending seminars and deciphering countless pages of clinical text. Zack! Get Your Brother Out Of The Freezer is everything she has learned and put into an easy to read, concise, heartfelt and often humorous guide to assist you in getting through those first few difficult years.