Synopses & Reviews
Every parent of a child with ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder) needs to know: How can I help my child, myself and my whole family not only cope but thrive?
The Hyperactive Child Book has the answers. Hailed by Child magazine as one of the ten best parenting books of 1993, this is the only book that offers the invaluable advice of an entire team of experts--a monther and the pediatrician and child psychologist she turned to when her son was diagnosed with ADHD--on every aspect of raising a hyperactive child, including:
Why it is essential to have your child evaluated by an expert diagnostic team--and how to go about finding more
How to be sure your child is receiving the best possible medical care
How to be your child's adocate in the school bureaucracy
How to help your child acquire the specific study skills that will help him or her learn most effectively
How to deal with day-to-day issues from homework to housework to relationships with siblings and peers
Detailed compassionate and endlessly useful, here at last is a book that goes beyond the myths and fads about hyperactivity to help your entire family live happily with an ADHD child.
"Sensitive, empathetic, and infomative and spans a variety of topics of great interest to parents." --Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., author of Attention Defecit-Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment
"The Hyperactive Child Book combines current knowledge about hyperactivity with an abundance of sound practical advice...Enormously helpful to parents." --Eric J. Marsh, Ph.D, coauthor of Behavioral Assessment of Childhood Disorders
"The Hyperactive Child Book contains a comprehensive review of information about raising, treating, and educating a child with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. The book will be useful to parents, teachers, and health care professionals in their efforts to provide for the ADHD child." --Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D, Children with Attetion Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
"With the appearance of this book many of my prayers as a parent of a hyperactive child have been answered." -Billy A. Barrios, Ph.D.
The only book authored by a pediatrician, a child psychologist, and the mother of an Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) child, this detailed, compassionate, and endlessly useful book guides parents through every step in the process of raising a hyperactive child, from toddlerhood through adolescence.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index.