Treating Huckleberry Finn: A New Narrative Approach to Working With Kids Diagnosed ADD/ADHD / Edition 1

Treating Huckleberry Finn: A New Narrative Approach to Working With Kids Diagnosed ADD/ADHD / Edition 1

by David Nylund
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787961205

ISBN-13: 9780787961206

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Treating Huckleberry Finn offers a drug-free alternative to treating rambunctious children. Author David Nylund's SMART approach is a five-step strategy to understanding, nourishing, and learning to control the millions of youngsters who have been unfairly branded with the diagnoses of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Overview

Treating Huckleberry Finn offers a drug-free alternative to treating rambunctious children. Author David Nylund's SMART approach is a five-step strategy to understanding, nourishing, and learning to control the millions of youngsters who have been unfairly branded with the diagnoses of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787961206
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xiii

Part 1 The Critique

1. Introduction: Huck Finn Meets Dr. Chad Geigy 3

2. Weird Science: Debunking the ADHD Diagnosis 13

Part 2 The Solution

3. The SMART Approach: An Overview 43

4. Step One: Separating the Problem of ADHD from the Child 69

5. Step Two: Mapping the Influence of ADHD on the Child and Family 87

6. Step Three: Attending to Exceptions to the ADHD Story 107

7. Step Four: Reclaiming Special Abilities of Children Diagnosed with ADHD 129

8. Step Five: Telling and Celebrating the New Story 153

9. Putting It All Together: SMART Therapy from Beginning to End 175

10. Huck at School: SMART Strategies in the Classroom 185

11. Huck Gets Smart: A Conversation Between Huck and David 209

Reading List 221

References 223

Index 228

The Author 234

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