Raising Boys With ADHD

Author: Mary Anne Richey
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781593639761
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that" with their own sons with ADHD, "Raising Boys With ADHD" empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. The book covers topics not often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college. Filled with practical knowledge, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

Raising Boys with ADHD

Author: James W. Forgan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1593638620
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships

Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that with their own sons, this guide empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond.

Raising Girls with ADHD

Author: Mary Anne Richey
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781618212108
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Although an increasing number of girls are diagnosed with ADHD every year, most of the focus of parent and teacher interventions has been on boys, leaving girls with ADHD frustrated and prone to acting out. Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that" with their own children with ADHD, Raising Girls with ADHD provides expert information to empower parents to make decisions about identification, treatment options, behavioral strategies, personal/social adjustment, educational impact, and many other issues from preschool through high school. These girls' struggles with socialization and peer acceptance, executive functioning skills like memory and organization, and emotional well-being and self-confidence are discussed with a goal of maximizing strengths and providing supports for weaknesses. Complete self-reflection surveys and action steps for parents and girls alike are included to create a dynamic action plan for your daughter's success in school and beyond.

Parenting Your Child with ADHD

Author: Craig Wiener
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608823987
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

It is now possible for concerned parents to treat their child’s attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) without medication. This book shows them how. Written by a supervising psychologist who specializes in child behavioral issues, Parenting Your Child with ADHD presents a groundbreaking program for parents seeking to reduce their child’s inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and strengthen his or her capacity for self-reliance and cooperation. This unique program promotes positive ways of interrelating and shows parents the five main ways they may have unwittingly reinforced ADHD symptoms in the past. Far from encouraging parents to strictly manage ADHD children, this approach promotes independence in kids so that less discipline and surveillance is necessary. Specifically, this book helps parents promote cooperation by phrasing their requests in specific ways, reduce pressure on their child, and acknowledge the child’s preference as a way to make cooperation a more attractive choice to him or her. Parents learn to resolve problems related to messiness, inappropriate silliness and intrusiveness, chores and helping family members, coordinating schedules, sneaking and stealing, noise and yelling, and overreacting. The second part of the book moves on to issues that take place outside the home, such as shopping excursions, family outings, and travel. Finally, parents learn ways to increase their child’s independence and cooperation with schoolwork and compliance in the classroom environment. The child learns the value of being knowledgeable without the motivation of punishment or gift rewards.

The Boy from Hell

Author: Alison M. Thompson
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784502577
Release Date: 2016-02-21
Genre: Family & Relationships

For Alison, life with her son Daniel sometimes seemed like an endless round of difficulties: disobedience, backchat, rudeness, name-calling and aggression. Upon starting school, where his aggression and lack of concentration concerned teachers, Daniel was given a vague diagnosis of borderline Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which was later changed to ADHD with secondary Oppositional Defiant Disorder and autistic traits. In this honest account of the first 18 years of Daniel's life, Alison exposes her own worries, doubts, and exceptional courage at every pivotal turn in Daniel's life. Interspersing the narrative with tips and advice on what she has found useful - or not - in bringing up Daniel, Alison also provides encouraging guidance for teachers and fellow parents. This book also raises serious questions about how the education system supports children with special needs, and if medication can be the answer to managing ADHD in children.

The Impulsive Disorganized Child

Author: James Forgan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781618214034
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism. The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties helps parents pinpoint weak executive functions in their children, then learn how to help their kids overcome these deficits with practical, easy solutions. Children who can't select, plan, initiate, or sustain action toward their goals are children who simply struggle to succeed in school and other aspects of life. Parents need the helpful, proven advice and interactive surveys and action plans in this book to empower them to take positive action to teach their disorganized, impulsive child to achieve independence, success, and a level of self-support.

Parenting Children with ADHD

Author: Vincent J. Monastra
Publisher: Lifetools, Incorporated
ISBN: 1433815710
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this second edition, Dr. Vince Monastra provides practical, step-by-step guidance to parents looking for ways to bring out the best in kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He presents updated lessons about the causes of ADHD, how medications work, and the problems that sleep deficits, poor nutrition, and other medical disorders can cause. He also shares his innovative approach for improving organization, task completion, problem solving, and emotional control.

From Chaos to Calm

Author: Janet Elaine Heininger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399526617
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Explains how to cope with the unique challenges of children with ADHD, OCD, depression, or other disorders, with techniques to help establish daily routines, teach key social skills, and deal with everyday behavior problems.

Boy Without Instructions

Author: Penny Williams
Publisher: Grace-Everett Press
ISBN: 9780991617814
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

#1 Best Seller on Amazon! Most books on ADHD don't dare expose the genuine grit of the moment-by-moment peaks and valleys of this special parenthood -- the gut-wrenching, crying on the bathroom floor, feeling like you're losing your mind truth of the matter that is learning to successfully parent a child with ADHD. Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a child with ADHD changes that. Williams shares her unfiltered thoughts and emotions during her progression through this learning curve during this harrowing ride. Right before your eyes, this initially grief-stricken momma transforms from obsessed-with-ADHD control-freak and helicopter mom to optimistic and (mostly) confident parent of a child who happens to have ADHD. Boy Without Instructions validates your grief and guilt, yet reveals that it's truly possible to craft a (mostly) joy-filled life for your child with ADHD, yourself, and your family.

Easy to Love But Hard to Raise

Author: Kay Marner
Publisher:
ISBN: 1933084154
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Presents a collection of essays by parents of children with a variety of disabilities, including ADD, OCD, ADHD, autism, and Asperger's symdrome, on the challenges they face parenting their chiildren.

ADHD Without Drugs

Author: Sanford Newmark
Publisher:
ISBN: 0982671407
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Family & Relationships

For 20 years, Dr. Sandy Newmark has specialized in successfully treating children diagnosed as having "ADHD" using methods other than psychostimulant medications. Now he has put his best adivce into this book for all parents, educators and other physicians to read. He explains how to treat the whole child, not just the symptoms of ADHD, using safe and natural methods. For any child diagnosed with ADHD, even those already taking medication, this book will prove invaluable for their health, happiness, and success.

Mindful Parenting for ADHD

Author: Mark Bertin
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781626251816
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Written by a pediatrician and based in proven-effective mindfulness techniques, this book will help you and your child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) keep calm, flexible, and in control. If you are a parent of a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably face many unique daily challenges. Kids with ADHD are often inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive, since ADHD affects all of self-management and self-regulation. As a result, you might become chronically frustrated or stressed out, which makes caring for ADHD that much harder. In this book, a developmental pediatrician presents a proven-effective program for helping both you and your child with ADHD stay cool and collected while remaining flexible, resilient, and mindful. Bertin addresses the various symptoms of ADHD using non-technical language and a user-friendly format. In addition, he offers guidelines to help you assess your child's strengths and weaknesses, create plans for building skills and managing specific challenges, lower stress levels for both yourself and your child, communicate effectively, and cultivate balance and harmony at home and at school. If you are a parent, caregiver, or mental health professional, this book provides a valuable guide.

What to Expect When You re Not Expecting ADHD

Author: Penny Williams (Blogger on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder)
Publisher:
ISBN: 0991617827
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

There are guidebooks to set a parent's expectations for pregnancy and caring for a baby, but not one step-by-step guide for the challenge of raising a child with ADHD... until now. The contrast between expectations and genuine capability is stark but invisible with ADHD, creating challenges every moment in all aspects of life. In What to Expect When You're Not Expecting ADHD, Williams offers a 9-step plan to tame (much of) the chaos and turn (most of) the struggles into triumphs. She steers you through methodically learning about your child's behaviors, strengths, and weaknesses, and how to use that knowledge to improve life for your child with ADHD and your entire family. Don't be fooled though -- this is not your typical book on ADHD. Williams keeps it real, providing authentic, down in the trenches, trial-by-fire advice from a momma who has lived it, figuring it out one day at a time. Whether your child's diagnosis is new or you've been struggling for years, What to Expect is your instruction manual for effectively parenting your child with ADHD.