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Books: Disability Specific Resources: Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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New Sign American Psychology Association: Magination Press Children's Books: Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities publish innovative books that help children deal with the many challenges and problems they face as they grow up. Books are written by mental health professionals or those who work closely with them and with children. Their books help children understand their feelings, provide information about the topic or situation, and offer extensive practical coping strategies as well as attention deficit disorder, depression, serious injury or illness, autism and much more. A comprehensive Note to Parents is usually included to help guide parents, therapists, social workers, and teachers in using each book.


New Sign Between Parent and Child

This book was written by Haim G. Ginot. was a clinical psychologist, child therapist, parent educator, and author whose work has had a substantial impact on the way adults relate to children. Newly revised and updated (by Haim’s widow and Arkansas’ Wally Goddard), the book continues to be a superb guide for parents. This is a book about how to talk to your child, what do their words and deeds really mean, working with your child with compassion, showing respect for children’s feelings while setting solid limits on their behavior.

New Sign Between Parent and Teenager

By Dr. Haim G. Ginott, Edited and Indexed by H. Wallace Goddard. Read this book on this website."Parents of teenagers face a difficult dilemma: How to help when help is resented; how to guide when guidance is rejected; how to communicate when attention is taken as attack." Read about strategies for parents, especially for the oppositional child.

New Sign Empowering Youth with ADHD Your Guide to Coaching Adolescents and Young Adults for Coaches, Parents and Professionals

by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett MCC SCAC, BCC is a world-renowned expert in student coaching and ADHD student coaching. She is the founder of the ADHD student coaching movement and has been working with students for over 35 years. Jodi developed the first training course focused on coaching students with ADHD.

New Sign Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever Series of Books This series of books is co-authored by Lin Oliver, a writer and producer of movies, books, and television series for children and families and Henry Winkler, actor, producer, and director, and famous for his role as the "Fonz" on the television series "Happy Days." Published by Magination Press. The series of books follows the everyday adventures of a bright boy with learning challenges based on Henry Winkler's experiences growing up with learning challenges.

New Sign Putting on the Brakes, 3rd Edition

Completely updated and expanded, Putting on the Brakes, 3rd Edition continues to be the go-to resource for kids with AD/HD. Written by Patricia O. Quinn, MD, and Judith M. Stern, MA, this essential guide — celebrating its 20th year in print — is loaded with practical ways to improve organization, focus, attention, time management, and scheduling, as well as studying and homework skills. Importantly, kids will also find strategies for making friends, controlling emotions, and being healthy. Putting on the Brakes gives kids with AD/HD the tools they need for success in and out of school and a plan to manage all types of attention disorders.

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