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Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? by James Lawrence Thomas, Christine A. Adamec, Philip Lief Group "The millions who suffer from this secret illness often blame their forgetfulness, inability to be on time, unfinished projects, and procrastination on behavioral problems. But these symptoms of ADD have a biological cause, and are entirely treatable with both medication and therapy. This guide provides the essential facts on diagnosis, treatment, and more."
The Down & Dirty Guide to Adult Add by Michael Gordon "a well-received book that has clinicians, parents, and ADD sufferers singing its praises: "the authors speak about ADD in realistic terms, with realistic solutions"; "It's down-to-earth, encouraging, amusing, and beautifully written."
Dr. Larry Silver's Advice to Parents on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Larry B. Silver, Larry Silver M. D. " With this fully realized second edition of the classic guide, Dr. Larry Silver addresses the subjects all parents wonder about when they suspect their child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
What causes ADHD? What signs should I look for?
How can I make sure my child is diagnosed correctly?
Could my child have a learning disability, too?
What's the latest information on medications and other treatments?
What controversial treatments should I watch out for?
What should I tell my child's school, and what should they be doing?
What legal issues do I need to understand to get my child the right help and protect his or her rights?
How can I handle behavior problems?
How can I help my whole family cope with the situation?
Dr. Silver's warm, thoroughly practical guide will give parents, teachers, and others the support they want and the answers they need."
Driven to Distraction : Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey "Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes -- from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming -- and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.
An Evening with Dr. Russell Barkley: New Thoughts on ADHD (The Parents Resource Network's Lecture Library "This tape, consisting of a one hour lecture followed by a 30 min. question and answer period, was recorded live with a capacity crowd of 1400 parents and professionals! This program is a positive look at what ADHD is all about and is a must for anyone wanting professional insight into the issues relating to this disorder. This tape is a great tool that can give grandma, your babysitter, or your sister-in-law a better understanding of what your child is dealing with and that s/he is not dumb, doomed or a drug addict!"
Family Therapy for ADHD: Treating Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Craig A. Everett, Sandra Volgy Everett "At last, a terrific book about ADHD from the family systems perspective! The authors provide everything the clinician could want--compassionate and competent case examples; encyclopedic information about ADHD, including a multigenerational look at family patterns of the disorder; and detailed treatment planning guides. Wide-ranging yet focused, this book is a "must read" for every practitioner with an interest in ADHD and families."
Give Your Add Teen a Chance : A Guide for Parents of Teenagers With Attention Deficit Disorder by Lynn, Phd Weiss "Providing parents with expert help by showing parents how to determine which issues are caused by "normal" teenage development, and which are caused by ADD, this book also looks specifically at the academic challenges ADD teens face, offering tips for academic success. Finally it enables parents to look objectively at their ADD teen, giving guidelines for discipline, guidance, and responsibility. "