The Best of "Brakes": An Activity Book for Kids with ADD

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All the best games, puzzles, activities, tips, and resources from BRAKES, the popular newsletter for kids with ADD and ADHD, are brought together for the first time in this exciting collection. Articles by teachers, counselors, other professionals&#151and other kids!&#151offer dozens of great ways for young people to learn about themselves and the challenges of ADD. Along with practical suggestions for solving problems and getting organized, boys and girls will also discover real kids going through ...
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Overview

All the best games, puzzles, activities, tips, and resources from BRAKES, the popular newsletter for kids with ADD and ADHD, are brought together for the first time in this exciting collection. Articles by teachers, counselors, other professionals&#151and other kids!&#151offer dozens of great ways for young people to learn about themselves and the challenges of ADD. Along with practical suggestions for solving problems and getting organized, boys and girls will also discover real kids going through familiar experiences, and a wealth of ideas that make life both manageable and more fun.

Topics include INCREASING SCHOOL SUCCESS HAVING FUN!: RECREATION AND SPORTS, MAKING AND KEEPING FRIENDS, LOOKING AT FEELINGS, YOUR FAMILY AND YOU

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Patricia O. Quinn, M.D., is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, D.C., specializing in child development and psychopharmacology. A pioneer, Dr. Quinn has worked for nearly 30 years in the areas of ADD, hyperactivity, and learning disabilities. She gives workshops nationwide and has published extensively in these fields.

Judith M. Stern, M.A., is an educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning disabilities and ADD, as well as their parents and teachers. She is also the author of several books for young people with attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities.

ILLUSTRATOR BIOGRAPHY: Kate Sternberg creator of all of the illustrated activities in BRAKES, is an author, illustrator, and middle school art teacher living in Reston, Virginia.

A collection of articles, games, puzzles, activities, suggestions, and resources, which were previously published in the newsletter "Brakes," for children with attention deficit disorder.

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Jane Annunziata
A wonderful resourceful for children with ADD! This book has a format that is very fun and appealing. It is full of useful information and practical exercises that will help children understand ADD better and teach them ways to cope successfully with attentional problems. (Jane Annunziata, Pys.D co-author of HELP IS ON THE WAY: A CHILD'S BOOK ABOUT ADD and A CHILD'S BOOK ABOUT PLAY THERAPY)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557986610
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 94
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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