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Title:
Helping your ADD child : hundreds of practical solutions for parents and teachers of ADD children and teens (with or without hyperactivity)
Author:
Taylor, John F., 1944-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised third edition.
Publication Information:
Roseville, Calif. : Prima Pub., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiv, 400 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Helping your hyperactive/ADD child / John Taylor.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780761527565
Format :
Book

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Central Library RJ506.H9 T37 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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New Hope for Children and Teens with ADD For the millions who have attention deficit disorder (ADD) and for those who are impacted by a resulting behavior, this comprehensive guide to understanding and treating ADD (with or without hyperactivity) offers exciting new hope. Written by a nationally known psychologist and father of ADD children, this groundbreaking book is a lifesaver for kids, parents, and teachers alike. Inside you will find step-by-step tools for helping your ADD or ADHD child--from an extensive screening for spotting the initial signs of ADD and making a proper diagnosis to the pros and cons of nutritional, psychological, and drug treatments. This is by far the most up-to-date and compassionate book on ADD and it will make a profound difference for both you and your child. "I have never been so impressed with a book. This is, without a doubt, the most constructive, informative, and honest writing I have ever read about ADD."-- Candy Woodson, past president of a national organization for parents of ADD/ADHD children "Informed, compassionate, eminently successful."-- Journal of Nursing Care "Filled with warmth and useful suggestions. Parents of Hyperactive children will want to use this book as a continual source of help and encouragement."-- G. Hugh Allred, Ed.D., professor, Brigham Young University


Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Understand Hyperactivity and Attention Deficits
2 Meet ADHD's Big Brothers--Asperger's Syndrome, PDD, and Autism
3 Get the Best Professional Help
4 Treat with Prescribed Medication
5 Sustain Cooperation During Medication Treatment
6 Use Nutrition Treatment Effectively
7 Insulate from Toxic Exposure
8 Use Sensorimotor Treatment Options
9 Uplift Self-Esteem
10 Develop Better Interpersonal Relationships
11 Understand Your Own Feelings
12 Rebuild Family Harmony
13 Obtain the Best Schooling
14 Ensure the Best Teaching Efforts
15 Encourage Academic Success
16 Prevent and Counteract Misbehavior
17 Provide Positive Play Experiences
18 Join or Start a Support Group
Epilogue A Final Word of Encouragement
Appendix A For More Help
Appendix B Study and Discussion Questions
Appendix C Emerging Patterns of Behavior
Appendix D Sources of Chemical Exposure
Appendix E Salicylates
Appendix F Boredom-Prevention Ideas
Notes
Glossary
Index
About the Author

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