AD/HD SUCCESS! Solutions for Boosting Self-Esteem: The Diary Method for Ages 7-17 [NOOK Book]

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Give Kids the Power of Positive Reinforcement In AD/HD SUCCESS! Solutions for Boosting Self-Esteem, AD/HD expert Kerin Bellak-Adams presents a unique and practical method for working with children and adolescents who need to overcome some of the challenges that are frequently encountered in those with an AD/HD diagnosis. Based on her extensive experience working with families, Bellak-Adams's proven techniques boost self-esteem while helping ...
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AD/HD SUCCESS! Solutions for Boosting Self-Esteem: The Diary Method for Ages 7-17

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Overview

Give Kids the Power of Positive Reinforcement In AD/HD SUCCESS! Solutions for Boosting Self-Esteem, AD/HD expert Kerin Bellak-Adams presents a unique and practical method for working with children and adolescents who need to overcome some of the challenges that are frequently encountered in those with an AD/HD diagnosis. Based on her extensive experience working with families, Bellak-Adams's proven techniques boost self-esteem while helping children achieve their full potential.

Developed for ages 7 to 17, this hands-on workbook provides motivational tools that help kids experience a dramatic shift in positive attitude toward themselves, aiding them in developing new behaviors that will allow them to flourish in and out of school. Supporting exercises and worksheets help students learn time-management skills, improve communication with parents and teachers, develop accountability, increase self-discipline, and become aware of untapped strengths--putting them on the path to lifelong success!

Featured in this invaluable workbook are:
* More than 50 reproducible diary pages that help children experience and acquire a positive attitudes self-image!
* Exercises that encourage children to communicate their inner thoughts, develop self-awareness, accountability, and demonstrate their courage
* Individualized step-by-step prompts that focus on time-management and many other AD/HD challenges.
* Result-oriented activities for parents and caregivers that encourage constructive, positive actions
* A customized Home/School Accountability Form for parents and teachers designed to improve daily correspondence and collaboration for Parent/Teacher conferences.
* Tools for helping teachers, student-teachers and classroom aides to identify and cope with AD/HD issues.
* Practical applications for school psychologists and clinical practitioners to be used on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting

Rave Reviews From the Experts!

"An excellent and practical workbook developed out of years of experience and caring. I highly recommend this workbook."
--Edward Hallowell, M.D.author of Driven To Distraction & Answers To Distraction

"Finally, a book for the kids! One that they can really use to boost their self-esteem, along with good information for their parents to help them understand also. It's just like having your own portable support group--take it with you, and read and write when you feel you need an ego boost. An easy-to-read book for everyone: parents, teachers, students--it goes a long way in advocating understanding of AD/HD--what it is, and what it is NOT!!!"
--Theresa C. Cavanaugh, LDT-C, President, Learning Disabilities Association of New York

"Kerin's understanding, borne of her many years of working in the field of AD/HD, has given her the ability to write a workbook that is an essential and comprehensive resource."
--Roy J. Boorady, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine Director, Psychopharmacology Service, NYU Child Study Center

Learn more about AD/HD Success! at www.ReachBeyondADD.com

From Loving Healing Press www.LovingHealing.com

PSY022010 Psychology : Psychopathology - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD--ADHD)
EDU026050 Education : Special Education - Socially Handicapped
FAM012000 Family & Relationships : Children with Special Needs
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Editorial Reviews

Kam Aures
I really like the interactive approach that Bellak-Adams has taken in her Diary method. I have always been a fan on hands-on approaches to things and believe that it the way that people learn best. Her method is very positive and I think that any parent with a child who has ADD or AD/HD should give "AD/HD SUCCESS! Solutions for Boosting Self- Esteem: The Diary Method Ages 7-17" a try!
Nancy Oelklaus
AD/HD Success is a book for improving communication between parent and child so that understanding and mutual respect may grow. What parent doesn't want that? Our fast-paced, multi-faceted, technology-distracted lives leave us shouting at each other over media noise and talking at each other while on our way to somewhere else. Thank God for this book: a workbook for parent and child that may be shared with teachers and that progresses as the child grows. I highly recommend this book.
Vicki Landes
"AD/HD Success!" is a quick and easy read for parents who need more than just the `science' of AD/HD. Bellak-Adams gives proactive measures for parents to get their kids on the right track NOW. Since the book doesn't take long to read, the program implementation is that much faster. Age appropriate information further helps parents give their kids a focused agenda for boosting self esteem. The book is also sprinkled with quotations by successful people - some of which had ADD tendencies -
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012856791
  • Publisher: Loving Healing Press
  • Publication date: 7/21/2011
  • Series: Growing With Love , #8
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 162
  • Sales rank: 1,299,226
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Kerin Bellak-Adams is a highly respected expert in AD/HD and an authority on building self-esteem in children and adults. She is a certified coach with the prestigious International Coaching Federation and a member of the executive board of C.H.A.D.D. (Children and Adults With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) of Bergen County,
New Jersey. Kerin is often compared to her father, the late Dr. Leopold Bellak, an internationally renowned psychoanalyst and pioneer in adult ADD and schizophrenia.

Her practical and unique approach to helping others has earned her the respect of such experts as Dr. Edward Hallowell, respected psychiatrist and former professor at Harvard Medical School; the psychiatrists at the New York University Child Study Team; and Dr. Stanley Greenspan, world-renowned psychiatrist, author, and expert in dyslexia.

A sought-after speaker and writer, Kerin has addressed parents and special education teachers on self-esteem and time management; she now addresses business executives and their companies as a motivational/educational speaker on time management and organizational skills. Kerin has worked as a one-on-one teacher of children with ADD and AD/HD and has plenty of first-hand experience as the mother of a grown daughter with learning challenges.

Kerin is a graduate of Hofstra University with a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts, with a focus on social sciences. She is also a graduate of the American Coaching Institute (the pioneering school for coaching adults with ADD) and a graduate of Fast Track Coaching. She has been accepted into the School of Social Work of Yeshiva University, New York City, and The Institute of Training in Psychoanalysis in New
Jersey.

Kerin founded the first ADD parent workshop in Bergen County, New Jersey in 2005; she also facilitated a parents support group at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey. She has also been featured in several newspaper articles. Kerin is a member of the International Dyslexia Association, International Coaching Federation, and the NJ
Professional Coach Organization, and she is an affiliate of the National Speakers
Association.

To learn about Kerin’s upcoming lectures, teleconferences, and workshops; to inquire
about hiring her as a speaker or a coach; and to sign up for her newsletter, please visit
www.ReachBeyondADD.com.
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