About the Author
|Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D. has been one of the country's leading ADHD advocates. In 1987, he and two parents of children with ADHD started CHADD, a national organization founded to help children and adults with ADHD. He played an instrumental role in helping the US Department of Education better understand the educational needs of children with ADHD. He was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame in 1994 and has served as a member of the CHADD Board of Directors for the past eighteen years.
Dr. Parker is an author and co-author of over ten books and Internet websites on ADHD, study strategies, and behavior management. He lectures nationally to parents and professional groups and maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Plantation, Florida. His other books include: The ADHD Handbook for Schools, and Study Strategies Made Easy and Study Strategies for Early School Success with Leslie Davis and Sandi Sirotowitz.
"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 of Attention Research Update
The original ADHD workbook sold over 250,000 copies and this 2005, completely revised and updated version, also promises to be a best-seller. For parents of children ages 2-12 with ADHD. Contains chapters on understanding ADHD, parenting strategies to manage behavior, help for handling homwork, tips to improve study habits, classroom interventions, medication management and more. Worksheets and practice exercises will help parents apply what they learn to help their chidren succeed.
Chapter 1: What is ADHD?
Chapter 2: Associated Problems or Co-morbid Disorders
Chapter 3: Across the Lifespan
Chapter 4: Causes of ADHD
Chapter 5: Getting a Good Assessment
Chapter 6: Parenting Strategies to Manage Behavior
Chapter 7: Strategies to Improve Learning in School
Chapter 8: Handling Homework
Chapter 9: Teaching Your Child Study Strategies
Chapter 10: Understanding Your Child's Educational Rights
Chapter 11: Medication Management of ADHD
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