ADHD: A Survival Guide for Parents and Teachers
Addresses the issues and concerns confronting parents and teachers with ADHD children. The friendly and supportive style of the book is easy for readers to understand and use. Parents and teachers will appreciate the sympathetic approach and expert discussion by authors who have worked extensively with ADHD children and their families in a broad range of setting, including medical, clinical and educational.
Table of Contents
How Can I Know for Sure My Child Has ADHD?
Our Child Takes a Lot of Our Time
Family Outings Can Be Overwhelming
Getting Ready for Bed Can Be a Nightly Battle
Even My Pharmacists Wife Says She Wouldnt Put Her Child
From Frustration to Hopea Summary
Appendix ADSMIVTR Criteria for AttentionDeficitHyperactivity
Appendix DDisorders That Can Mimic ADHD
Appendix GDaily Student Rating Card
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