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12 Effective Ways Help Your ADD/ADHD Child: Drug-Free Alternatives for Attention-Deficit Disorders

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A parent's guide to effective techniques for combating the difficulties faced in raising a child with ADD/ADHD.

Affecting approximately five percent of the school-age population, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyper-activity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder in children. In her book, Laura Stevens offers a series of alternatives to the often-prescribed drugs, which have potential negative side effects.

Helping a child with ADD/ADHD can be a frustrating process that requires an understanding of the various biochemical and nutritional factors involved. This comprehensive guide offers the information parents need to recognize these factors. Included also are dietary suggestions and tips for avoiding allergens.

Synopsis:

This guide offers a series of alternatives to prescribed drugs for Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder children, which can have potential negative side-effects.

Synopsis:

In 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child, you'll discover that helping a child with ADD/ADHD is like solving a jigsaw puzzle. You have to identify the various biochemical and nutritional pieces and fit them together into a completed puzzle of a happy, healthy child. Improve diet, track down hidden food allergies, and identify and avoid inhalant allergens and chemical sensitivities. Included are menu suggestions, shopping tips, and 30 recipes to help parents deal with diet changes, such as avoiding artificial colors, milk, wheat, sugar, and chocolate. 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child discusses the latest research reports from prestigious medical journals about ADD/ ADHD, deficiencies, and lead poisoning.

Synopsis:

Stevens presents the latest research findings along with effective, drug-free steps for treating the most common behavioral disorders in children. 10 illustrations.

About the Author

Laura J. Stevens, MS, has been President of Nutrition in Action, Inc., a small nutritional consulting company, since 1995. She developed The ADD/ADHD Online Newsletter, a home page dedicated to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. In addition to maintaining her web site, Stevens collaborates with her professor, John Burgess, PhD, on ground-breaking research concerning ADHD.

Table of Contents

12 Effective Ways to Help Your ADD/ADHD Child Acknowledgments

Foreword

Preface

A Word About Gender

Introduction

Part 1: Understanding the Basics of ADD and ADHD

What are ADD and ADHD?

Causes of ADD and ADHD

An Ounce of Prevention

Part 2: Twelve Ways to Help Your Child

Way 1: Improve your Child'd Diet

Way 2: Choose Sweeteners Carefully

Way 3: Track Down Hidden Food Allergies

Way 4: Add Essential Fatty Acids to Your Child's Diet

Way 5: Choose Vitamins, Minerals and Other Supplements Carefully

Way 6: Solve the Yeast COnnection

Way 7: Identify Inhalant Allergies

Way 8: Identify Chemical Sensitivities

Way 9: Investigate Lead and Aluminum Poisening

Way 10: Enhance Perception

Way 11: Consider Crawling Lessons

Way 12: Try Biofeedback

Part 3: Helping Your Child Adjust to His New Diet

Shopping and Cooking for Your ADD/ADHD Child

Celebrating Happy Holidays

Pleasing Recipes for the Child with ADD/ADHD

Conclusion

Appendix A: Scientific Studies for You and Your Doctor

Appendix B: Jimmy's Common Foods Elimination Diet and Dairy

Appendix C: Resources for Parents

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583330395
Foreword:
Crook, William G.
Author:
Crook, William G.
Foreword by:
Crook, William G., M.D.
Foreword:
Crook, William G., M.D.
Author:
Stevens, Laura J.
Publisher:
Avery Publishing Group
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Special Education - Learning Disabled
Subject:
Learning disabilities
Subject:
Diet Therapy
Subject:
Parenting - Hyperactivity
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Subject:
Attention-deficit-disordered children
Subject:
Child Care
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 31-231
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.02x6.00x.78 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , This guide offers a series of alternatives to prescribed drugs for Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder children, which can have potential negative side-effects.
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In 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child, you'll discover that helping a child with ADD/ADHD is like solving a jigsaw puzzle. You have to identify the various biochemical and nutritional pieces and fit them together into a completed puzzle of a happy, healthy child. Improve diet, track down hidden food allergies, and identify and avoid inhalant allergens and chemical sensitivities. Included are menu suggestions, shopping tips, and 30 recipes to help parents deal with diet changes, such as avoiding artificial colors, milk, wheat, sugar, and chocolate. 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child discusses the latest research reports from prestigious medical journals about ADD/ ADHD, deficiencies, and lead poisoning.
"Synopsis" by , Stevens presents the latest research findings along with effective, drug-free steps for treating the most common behavioral disorders in children. 10 illustrations.
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