The Elephant in the ADHD Room: Beating Boredom as the Secret to Managing ADHD

The Elephant in the ADHD Room: Beating Boredom as the Secret to Managing ADHD

by Letitia Sweitzer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849059657
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 07/21/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Letitia Sweitzer, M.Ed., BCC, ACC, is trained in ADHD coaching by the Edge Foundation (www.EdgeFoundation.org). She coaches adults and young people with ADHD as well as enjoying a general coaching practice and working at a drug and alcohol addiction treatment centre. She previously worked for the Atlanta Speech School teaching students with hearing,speech, language and learning disabilities. Letitia has collaborated on several books and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Part I. Boredom, ADHD and the Elements of Interest. 1. The Premise. 2. Boredom and ADHD Through the Centuries. 3. Elements of Interest in Spontaneous Expression. 4. Top 10 Joys. 5. Elements of Interest from Childhood Pastimes. 6. Using the Elements of Interest as Tools. 7. Freedom and Boredom. 8. Attention, Focus, Hyperfocus, and Flow. 9. Boredom in Addiction, Recovery, and Relapse. Part II. Fostering Interest by Age Groups. 10. Introduction to Part II: Fostering Interest in Children by Age Groups. 11. Infants and Toddlers. 12. Preschool, Ages Three to Five. 13. Elementary School, Ages 6-10 Years. 14. Middle Schoolers, Ages 11 to 13. 15. Boredom and ADHD in High School. 16. Adulthood. 17. Conclusion. Index.

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