ISBN# 1-886941-34-3
What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't?

Publication Date: 1999
Michele Novotni, Ph.D.
with Randy Petersen
 

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About the Author

Michele Novotni, Ph.D. co-authored, Adult ADD: A Reader Friendly Guide to Identifying, Understanding, and Treating Adult Attention Deficit Disorder and lectures extensively on the topic. She has more than 20 years of experience as a psychologist working with children and adults with AD/HD. Dr. Novotni has a lifetime of experience living with AD/HD as both her son, Jarryd, and her father have AD/HD. She is an Assistant Professor in the graduate counseling department od Eastern College, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania and has a private practice at Wayne Counseling Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Summary

It is frustrating to know you are making social mistakes and yet not know what you are doing wrong. And more important, not know what you are “supposed” to do. Because of the blinks and blanks of AD/HD, it can be difficult picking up the finer points of social interaction. It just seems that everyone else knows the rules and you don’t. In this book, psychologist Michele Novotni reveals the world of social skills for people with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). The book’s reader-friendly format, true stories, practical exercises, tips, and highlighted chapter summaries will keep you reading. If you are struggling to get along with others because of your AD/HD and want to improve your social interaction-this book can help you change your life.

Contents

Introduction
Part One: Social Skills
Part Two: What Does AD/HD Have To Do With Social Skills?
Part Three: Discovering the Social Skills You Need
Part Four: Improving Social Skills
Part Five: Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index