Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It

Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It

by Jerome J. Schultz
     
 

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A new approach to help kids with ADHD and LD succeed in and outside the classroom

This groundbreaking book addresses the consequences of the unabated stress associated with Learning disabilities and ADHD and the toxic, deleterious impact of this stress on kids' academic learning, social skills, behavior, and efficient brain functioning. Schultz draws upon

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A new approach to help kids with ADHD and LD succeed in and outside the classroom

This groundbreaking book addresses the consequences of the unabated stress associated with Learning disabilities and ADHD and the toxic, deleterious impact of this stress on kids' academic learning, social skills, behavior, and efficient brain functioning. Schultz draws upon three decades of work as a neuropsychologist, teacher educator, and school consultant to address this gap. This book can help change the way parents and teachers think about why kids with LD and ADHD find school and homework so toxic. It will also offer an abundant supply of practical, understandable strategies that have been shown to reduce stress at school and at home.

  • Offers a new way to look at why kids with ADHD/LD struggle at school
  • Provides effective strategies to reduce stress in kids with ADHD and LD
  • Includes helpful rating scales, checklists, and printable charts to use at school and home

This important resource is written by a faculty member of Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry and former classroom teacher.

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Editorial Reviews

Stress accompanies every ADHD and LD student to school. Even the most basic classroom assignments or discussions can generate anxieties that these youngsters are reluctant to voices. Teacher, school consultant, and neuropsychologist Jerome Schulz has dealt on several levels with the persistent problems that these children must confront daily. His useful book Nowhere To Hide offers not only new ways to identify causes of such difficulties, but also effective strategies to reduce stress and create an authentically interactive learning environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470902981
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
247,927
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., a clinical neuropsychologist for over thirty years, is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and consults to schools in the United States and abroad. A former middle school teacher, Schultz specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of youth with learning disabilities and ADHD. For more information visit his website at www.jeromeschultz.com.

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