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Based on the American Academy of Pediatrics current clinical practice guidelines for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), this updated guide offers parents balanced, reassuring, and authoritative information on this challenging and often misunderstood condition. Written in clear, accessible language, the new edition features the latest information on ADHD medications and offers expanded sections on preschoolers and adolescents. A new chapter on advocacy, updates on special education services and laws, and the role of the medical home are also included. Among the common questions examined are How is ADHD diagnosed? What are today's best treatment options? and Will my child outgrow ADHD? The reference also addresses what schools can do to support children with the condition and offers ADHD management strategies that balance the roles of behavior therapy, medications, and parenting techniques.

Synopsis:

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know (formerly entitled ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide) is a balanced guide to help you and your child meet the many challenges of the often misunderstood disorder. This invaluable resource provides accurate, up-to-date information on

Evaluation and diagnosis

Coexisting conditions

Behavior therapy

ADHD and academics

The role of medication

Complementary and alternative treatments

ADHD and the teenage years

Effective skills for parenting children and adolescents with ADHD

And so much more!

Written in clear, accessible language, this thoroughly updated second edition includes the latest information on diagnosis, ADHD medications, and guidance on preschoolers and adolescents with ADHD. A new chapter on advocacy, updates on special education services and laws, and the role of the medical home are also featured.

About the Author

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 member pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Michael I. Reiff, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified developmental behavioral pediatrician. He is an associate professor of pediatrics and family medicine at the University of Minnesota where he is a director of the Autism Spectrum and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic and a director of the Minnesota Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Program. He has served on the AAP's Executive Committee of the Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and is an editor of the Newsletter for the Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics of the AAP. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581104516
Author:
Reiff, Michael I.
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Author:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Subject:
Learning disabilities
Subject:
Special Education - General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
350
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know (formerly entitled ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide) is a balanced guide to help you and your child meet the many challenges of the often misunderstood disorder. This invaluable resource provides accurate, up-to-date information on

Evaluation and diagnosis

Coexisting conditions

Behavior therapy

ADHD and academics

The role of medication

Complementary and alternative treatments

ADHD and the teenage years

Effective skills for parenting children and adolescents with ADHD

And so much more!

Written in clear, accessible language, this thoroughly updated second edition includes the latest information on diagnosis, ADHD medications, and guidance on preschoolers and adolescents with ADHD. A new chapter on advocacy, updates on special education services and laws, and the role of the medical home are also featured.

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