Can I tell you about ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Can I tell you about ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

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Overview

Meet Ben - a young boy with ADHD. Ben invites readers to learn about ADHD from his perspective. He helps children understand what it means to have ADHD and describes what it is and how it feels. Ben explains how he was diagnosed and what he has learnt about ways to relieve his ADHD symptoms, and how friends and adults can help at home and school.

This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with ADHD. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849053594
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 01/15/2013
Series: Can I tell you about...? Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 560,502
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Susan Yarney is a Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician, specialising in ADHD, and works for the National Health Service. She provides strategic leadership for ADHD in her organization, which supports 1200 children with ADHD. She has sat on ADHD advisory groups and is a frequent speaker and writer on ADHD topics. She lives in Cambridgeshire, UK. Chris Martin is an experienced illustrator who has worked for newspapers, magazines and on advertising campaigns. He lives in London, UK.

Table of Contents

1.Introducing Ben who has ADHD. 2. What is it like to have ADHD?. 3. Attention problems. 4. Hyperactivity. 5. Talking a lot. 6. Rushing through chores and schoolwork. 7. Being impatient and impulsive. 8. Safety at the roadside. 9. Anger outbursts. 10. Daydreaming. 11. Forgetting things. 12. Specialist help for people with ADHD. 13. What is ADHD?. 14. What causes ADHD?. 15. ADHD and other conditions. 16. How medication can help. 17. Supporting people with ADHD. 18. How friends can help. 19. How parents can help. 20. How teachers can help. Recommended reading and resources.

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