Teenagers With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

Teenagers With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Book - 2017
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Publisher: Bethesda, MD :, Woodbine House,, [2017]
Edition: Third edition.
ISBN: 9781606132814
1606132814
Characteristics: xiv, 359 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: What is attention-deficit disorder and why are executive functions so important?
Diagnosis of ADD, ADHD, and EFD
Causes: understanding ADD, ADHD, and the brain
Treatment of ADHD and EFD in preteens and adolescents
The medication dilemma: should your teen or preteen take medicine?
Attention disorders and coexisting conditions
Moving beyond guilt, anger, and fear to optimism!
Raising a healthy, well-adjusted preteen or teenager
Common behaviors of preteens and teens with ADHD and EFD
When teens and preteens continue to struggle
The parent's role in eliminating academic agony
Working on the home front
Success, not just survival in school
Legal leverage for pursuing academic success
After high school, what next?
Parents have permission to take charge
Words of wisdom from the kids, 25 years later.

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