Meet Marvin, a lovable monster with a twelve-stringed baby fang guitar, a rambunctious case of ADHD, and a diary to record it all. His teachers scold him, his parents don't know what to do with him, and his sister is convinced he was raised by triple-tailed monkeys. In short, Marvin's life is feeling out of controluntil a secret formula changes everything.
In the same humorous spirit ofDiary of a Wimpy Kid comesMarvin's Monster Diary: ADHD Attacks! (And I Rock It, Big Time).Using the "monstercam" and "ST4" techniques developed by Dr. Raun Melmed of the Melmed Center in Arizona,Marvin's Monster Diary teaches kids how to be mindful, observe their surroundings, and take time to think about their actions. Marvin's hilarious doodles and diary entries chronicle his delightful adventures, misadventures, and eventual triumph in a funny, relatable way. It's the one book on ADHD that kids will actuallywant to read!
Marvin's Monster Diary also includes a resource section to help parents and teachers implement Dr. Melmed's methods, plus ST4 reminders that kids can remove, color, and place around the house.
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Dr. Raun Melmed is a practicing developmental and behavioral pediatrician. He founded the Melmed Center in 1989 in Scottsdale and is a cofounder and medical director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. Dr. Melmed serves on the faculty of the University of Arizona and at Arizona State University.
Dr. Melmed has been instrumental in setting up nationally recognized physician training programs for the early identification of infants and toddlers with developmental and behavioral concerns and has authored a program geared toward the early screening of autism spectrum disorders. He is the coauthor of Succeeding with Difficult Children and is principal investigator in numerous studies, including the use of novel therapeutic agents in the treatment of ADHD and autism.
Dr. Melmed strives to integrate various approaches in the evaluation and treatment of children and adults. Both traditional and new interventions are utilized. In this way, the whole child, adult, and family can be treated in a respectful and individualized context.
Annette Sexton graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English. Diagnosed with ADHD at age ten, she is excited to be a part of helping kids face and overcome some familiar challenges. Annette also studied music and enjoys playing the piano and French horn. She loves reading, crocheting, and being a mother to two beautiful, busy little girls. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and their two daughters.
Jeff Harvey grew up in northern California doing nothing but making art. Since then, he has graduated from BYU in illustration and moved to Utah, where lives with his wife and family, still doing nothing but making art.