The ADHD Workbook for Parents
The ADHD Workbook for Parents

The ADHD Workbook for Parents

A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 2–12 with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

182 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11

Formats: ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket, ebook: PDF, Paperback

Paperback, $21.95 (US $21.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: January 2006

ISBN 9781886941625

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Overview

An essential guide for raising children diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

This informative guidebook coaches parents through the daily tasks involved in raising children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Using a combination of helpful worksheets and practice exercises, this handbook offers practical instruction that allows parents to advocate for their child in the classroom as well as facilitate structure in the home. The strategies—broken down into clear and accessible chapters—help parents to manage behaviors, handle homework, and manage medication.

Reviews

"This outstanding summary of the vast literature on ADHD provides a wonderful resource for parents. It is current, comprehensive, and offers a range of practical suggestions that are well grounded in research. Parents who read this book will be in a much better position to help promote the healthy development of their child with ADHD."  —Dr. David Rabiner, senior research scientist, Duke University, and publisher, Attention Research Updates

Author Biography

Harvey C. Parker, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a consultant to educational agencies and schools. A cofounder and former executive director of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), he has been highly involved in the advocacy for better understanding and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD. He is the author of The ADHD Hyperactivity Handbook for Schools and The Problem Solver Guide for Students with ADHD, and the coauthor of Study Strategies for Early School Success. He lives in Weston, Florida.