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Sound advice for parents whose kids have trouble concentrating According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated five to ten percent of children suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This book provides answers for parents of children who may have either condition, as well as for adult sufferers. Written in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, it helps people recognize and understand ADD and ADHD symptoms and offers an authoritative, balanced overview of both drug and non-drug therapies. Jeff Strong (Lamy, NM), an adult living with ADD, is President of the REI Institute, a music-medicine research center focusing on people with neuro-developmental disabilities, including those with ADD/ADHD. Michael O. Flanagan, MD (Lamy, NM), is the director of several ADD clinics in New Mexico.

Synopsis:

Minimize the impact of symptoms on your daily life

Understand the disorder, manage symptoms, and live a full life

Need to know more about AD/HD? Whether you're a concerned parent or an adult with AD/HD, this friendly, easy-to-understand guide helps you recognize the symptoms, weigh your treatment options, and emphasize the positives of AD/HD. You get an overview of a variety of therapies, as well as help finding an AD/HD professional and keeping your life organized.

Discover How To:

  • Determine if you or your child has AD/HD
  • Get symptoms under control
  • Choose the right treatment plan
  • Reduce stress at home, school, and work
  • Find the support you need

Synopsis:

Sound advice for parents whose kids have trouble concentrating

According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated five to ten percent of children suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This book provides answers for parents of children who may have either condition, as well as for adult sufferers. Written in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, it helps people recognize and understand ADD and ADHD symptoms and offers an authoritative, balanced overview of both drug and non-drug therapies.

About the Author

Jeff Strong is the Founder and President of REI Institute, which focuses on neuro-developmental disabilities.

Michael O. Flanagan, MD, is a neuropsychiatrist in private practice in New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The ABCs of AD/HD.

Chapter 1: AD/HD Basics.

Chapter 2: Exploring the Causes of AD/HD.

Chapter 3: The Many Faces of AD/HD.

Part II: Diagnosing AD/HD.

Chapter 4: Finding the Right Professional for You.

Chapter 5: Navigating the Evaluation Process.

Chapter 6: Conditions That Look Like or Overlap with AD/HD.

Part III: Treating AD/HD.

Chapter 7: Choosing the Best Treatment Options for You.

Chapter 8: Managing Medication.

Chapter 9: Queuing Up Counseling, Coaching, and Training.

Chapter 10: Managing Behavior.

Chapter 11: Narrowing In on Nutrition, Vitamins, and Herbs.

Chapter 12: Examining Repatterning Therapies.

Chapter 13: Recognizing Rebalancing Therapies.

Part IV: Living with AD/HD.

Chapter 14: Creating Harmony at Home.

Chapter 15: Creating Success at School.

Chapter 16: Winning at Work.

Chapter 17: Accentuating the Positive.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten (or So) Tips to Organize Your Life.

Chapter 19: Ten (or So) Ways to Improve Your Family Relationships.

Chapter 20: Ten Resources for Information and Support.

Appendix: Treatment Tracking Forms.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764537127
Author:
Strong, Jeff
Publisher:
Wiley Publishing
Author:
Flanagan, Michael O.
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Parenting - Hyperactivity
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20041029
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.22x7.38x.77 in. 1.19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Minimize the impact of symptoms on your daily life

Understand the disorder, manage symptoms, and live a full life

Need to know more about AD/HD? Whether you're a concerned parent or an adult with AD/HD, this friendly, easy-to-understand guide helps you recognize the symptoms, weigh your treatment options, and emphasize the positives of AD/HD. You get an overview of a variety of therapies, as well as help finding an AD/HD professional and keeping your life organized.

Discover How To:

  • Determine if you or your child has AD/HD
  • Get symptoms under control
  • Choose the right treatment plan
  • Reduce stress at home, school, and work
  • Find the support you need

"Synopsis" by , Sound advice for parents whose kids have trouble concentrating

According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated five to ten percent of children suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This book provides answers for parents of children who may have either condition, as well as for adult sufferers. Written in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, it helps people recognize and understand ADD and ADHD symptoms and offers an authoritative, balanced overview of both drug and non-drug therapies.

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