ISBN: 978-1-59147-155-4
Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention

Publication Date: 2005
Kathleen Nadeau, PhD and Ellen B. Dixon, PhD
 

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About the Author

Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
Dr. Nadeau has practiced in the Washington, DC, area for over thirty years, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD, ADD) for the majority of that time. Dr. Nadeau is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD and has served on the national professional advisory boards of both CHADD and ADDA, the two major advocacy organizations for individuals with ADHD. She is the co-founder of the National Center for Gender Issues in ADHD, a non-profit organization dedicated to public education and professional training about the needs of girls and women with ADHD. Dr. Nadeau has appeared on the Today Show, the Morning Show, as well as on numerous radio programs and is featured in the video ADD from the Inside Out which was broadcast on PBS. She is a frequent lecturer both in the US and abroad and provides professional training seminars on topics related to ADHD. Dr. Nadeau speaks regularly at schools, colleges, universities, professional conferences, and at workshops organized to educate the general public about topics related to ADHD.As Director of the Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland, Dr. Nadeau works closely in supervision and collaboration with Chesapeake Associates. In addition, she continues her own clinical practice at the Center, with special interest in working with gifted adolescents and adults with ADHD, on career issues related to ADHD, with college and graduate students with ADHD, with women and girls with ADHD, and working with writers, entrepreneurs, and artists who struggle with issues related to ADHD.

Ellen B. Dixon, PhD
Dr. Ellen B. Dixon PhD is a female clinical psychologist in Chesapeake, VA with over 36 years of experience. Dr. Dixon is affiliated with Psychological Services of Chesapeake PC in Chesapeake.

Packed with practical tips, know-how, and fun, this friendly workbook for kids age 6-11 has solutions for every situation—at home, at school, and with friends. written by Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD and Ellen B. Dixon, PhD. Can help children in the following ways:
Getting homework done
Making friends
Dealing with feelings
Remembering stuff
Getting ready in the morning
Learning to relax
Staying focused
Asking for help

Reviews:
This book is positive and upbeat...written in a straightforward style that young people can understand."
Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD

A very practical and useful tool.
Harvey C. Parker, PhD