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PARENTING THE ADD CHILD / Edition 1

PARENTING THE ADD CHILD / Edition 1

by David Pentecost
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853028118

ISBN-13: 9781853028113

Pub. Date: 03/28/2000

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

Children with ADD or ADHD can be a parenting nightmare. They can be disruptive and destructive and do not respond to guidance like other children. Medication may reduce symptoms, but disruptive behaviour often persists. Is there anything that the parent can do?

Parenting the ADD Child brings together for the first time a variety of tried and tested methods in a

Overview

Children with ADD or ADHD can be a parenting nightmare. They can be disruptive and destructive and do not respond to guidance like other children. Medication may reduce symptoms, but disruptive behaviour often persists. Is there anything that the parent can do?

Parenting the ADD Child brings together for the first time a variety of tried and tested methods in a unique, comprehensive and accessible format that will not be found elsewhere. It goes beyond the identification of the symptoms to tackle the changes parents can make, ensuring that behaviour problems associated with ADD and ADHD are managed and reduced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853028113
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

1. Has your child got ADD? 2. Why write this book? 3. Why not just take pills? 4. What does ADDapt do? 5. Don't beat yourself up. 6. Be prepared to change. 7. Stick with it. Be patient. 8. Be consistent. The ADDapt Programme: Step 1. Keeping on Task - Powerful Motivators. Step 2. Who's the Boss? Special Time - A New Approach. Step 3. The Home Points System. Step 4. Tackling Attention Seeking. Step 5. Getting your Act Together. Step 6. Task Wars. Step 7. The Secret of Commands. Step 8. Mastering 'Things to Do'. Step 9. Home Points System: Part 2. Step 10. Time Out for Difficult Behaviours: Part 2. Step 12. Bringing It All Together. Appendix 1. Working Together in Partnership. Appendix 2. Special Time and Older Children. Further Reading.

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