From Chaos to Calm: Effective Parenting for Challenging Children with ADHD and Other Behavioral Problems

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Penguin, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 326 pages
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Three points of view-parent's, therapist's, and child's-make this the most practical guide on the market for raising a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or other behavioral issues.

Traditional parenting and discipline books aren't effective for parents who are dealing with kids with ADHD, OCD, depression or other disorders. They need a guide that will help them with the unique discipline and organization challenges kids with these issues have. When getting up, going to school, completing homework, helping with chores, and getting to bed all become battlegrounds, the step-by-step proven techniques presented here will help parents achieve peace in their households. It will teach parents how to:

* Engage in proactive, not reactive, parenting
* Discipline consistently and effectively
* Deal with stalling, forgetting, overreacting, and other everyday behavior problems
* Work with a child's teachers, and more.

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This is a workbook like you would have at school not ideas for activities to do with your child. Read full review


Chaos Reigns
The Power of the Pill
Getting Up Going to Bed and Other Routines
Thats It Ive Had It
Where Did I Go Wrong?
How Is My Kid How Am I Ever
What? I Have to Do It Myself?
Make New Friends but Keep the Old
Were All in This Together
Striving to Maintain Calm
About the Authors

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About the author (2001)

Janet E. Heininger, Ph.D., is a former assistant professor at American University in Washington, D.C. and the mother of two children, including a son with ADHD.
Sharon K. Weiss, M.Ed., a behavioral consultant in private practice in northern Virginia, speaks nationally and internationally on parenting and behavior management, among other topics, and has worked as a teacher of special-needs children. A founding member of ADHD Professionals Group, she has also served as a program coordinator and supervisor of an intervention program for behavior-disordered children.

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