The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child's Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress

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Macmillan, Feb 1, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
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In this accessible guide, developmental pediatrician Mark Bertin demystifies ADHD and offers advice to overwhelmed parents that includes clear explanations of:Biological causes of ADHD, and the ins and outs of a thorough evaluation
Common symptoms, showing how they extend far beyond inattention and hyperactivity
Behavioral, educational and medical approaches that increase academic and social success
Research proven mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques for parents that benefit the whole family

Advice to help your child build self-esteem along with healthy relationships with peers and with you

 

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Contents

A Thoughtful Approach to ADHD
1
A Practical Guide
7
Part II Mindfulness in ADHD Care
49
Comprehensive Support for Families and Children
123

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Mark Bertin, M.D., is a pioneering developmental pediatrician in private practice in Pleasantville NY, Director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at the Westchester Institute for Human Development and assistant professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College. He trains physicians, teachers and psychologists in ADHD care, and leads stress-reduction classes for parents.

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