Making the Grade with ADD: A Student's Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder [NOOK Book]

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In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create ...

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Making the Grade with ADD: A Student's Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder

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Overview


In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to:

  • Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind
  • Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation
  • Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions
  • Get help at your campus health center when you need it
  • Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities

Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit the author at her web site: stephaniesarkis.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608825448
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 614,757
  • File size: 598 KB

Meet the Author


Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D., is adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and author of 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, ADD and Your Money, and Making the Grade with ADD. She is a nationally certified counselor and a licensed mental health counselor, and has a private counseling practice where she specializes in ADD/ADHD counseling and coaching.
 
National Certified Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Counseling Private Practice, Boca Raton, Florida
 
Currently in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach in Boca Raton, Florida.  Adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University.  Sub-Investigator for Clinical Research Studies at Florida Atlantic University‚Äôs Schmidt College of Biomedical Science.  Published in the Journal of Attention Disorders and recipient of a 2001 American Psychological Association Outstanding Dissertation Award regarding a study on ADHD and its impact on pediatric brain function.

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