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Maybe You Know My Kid : A Parent's Guide to Identifying, Understanding and Helping Your Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Mary Fowler "Whether you just recently found out that a child you care about is impacted by ADD/ADHD, or if you have known for some time, this book contains valuable information on treatment, education advocacy, and dealing with the trials that can accompany parenting someone with AD(H)D. Perhaps the best part though, is the guilt-reduction that occurs as Mary Fowler takes you through her personal journey of loving, and raising her ADHD son. This book is a "must-have" for parents and teachers alike!"
A Parent's Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders : The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia by Lisa J. Bain "In this first book in a new series with the renowned Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, doctors at the hospital discuss the conditions known as Attention Deficit Disorders and offer means of diagnosing them, up-to-date medical and behavioral therapies, and a listing of organizations specializing in their treatment." "If you have a child with ADD, you must read this book. I've read many books on ADD, and this is the one helped me the most."
Parenting a Child With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Nancy S. Boyles, Darlene Contadino "Written by an educator and a social worker who parent children with AD/HD, this book teaches parents to work in a collaborative effort with the child and educators to overcome the disorder. Information is given on testing, diagnosis, and techniques for intervention."
Put Yourself in Their Shoes : Understanding Teenagers With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Harvey C. Parker, Alan Goodstat "Put Yourself in Their Shoes is must reading for parents who have adolescents with ADHD. Dr. Parker, one of the foremost experts in understanding and helping youngsters with ADHD, has added another wonderful, easy-to-read book to the many other books he has written about ADHD. His newewst book contains a wealth of information about understanding the world of teenagers with ADHD. He describes effective assessment and treatment approaches including strategies to foster problem-solving, communication, study, and social skills in teenagers. He offers important information about the legal rights of teenagers with ADHD and outlines steps to help them succeed both in the high school environment and then as they enter college, vocational education, the workforce or the military."
What Makes Ryan Tick?: A family's triumph over Tourette Syndrome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Susan Hughes (An update of the above book. Stephen Frazier from CNN could not have put it better. He says "Every parent should read this book. It's not a self-help manual or a guide to rearing children. Rather, it's one mother's account of her bewilderment at her son's frightening and violent outbursts, to enlightenment, and ultimately to advocacy...).
Teaching the Tiger: A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Marilyn P. Dornbush, Ph.D., Sheryl K. Pruitt, M.Ed. (Excellent comprehensive book for parents and teachers. The authors discusses all aspects of these disorders as well as treatment (medical, counseling and school interventions). Assistance with many aspects of classroom skills and includes a list of computer software that is helpful. The IEP, college admissions testing, federal laws pertaining to handicapped students, legal documents and a reading list are included).
Ryan, A Mother's Story of Her Hyperactive/Tourette Syndrome Child by Susan Hughes (A book for mothers of children of hyperactive, Attention Deficit Disorder and Tourette Syndrome. The author tells her story about her experience in raising her young son, Ryan with these disorders).
A Winner's Workbook : Reproducible Activities for Children With Attention Deficit Disorder by Dorothy A. Kelly