A 2018 Best Book Awards winner in Parenting & Family
A 2018 Mom's Choice Book Award winner
A veteran psychologist presents a proven roadmap to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life
You’ve read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you’re still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting to soccer practice on time, and simply getting along without pushback and power struggles.
What if you could work with your child, motivating and engaging them in the process, to create positive change once and for all? In this insightful and practical book, veteran psychologist Sharon Saline shares the words and inner struggles of children and teens living with ADHD—and a blueprint for achieving lasting success by working together. Based on more than 25 years of experience counseling young people and their families, Dr. Saline’s advice and real-world examples reveal how parents can shift the dynamic and truly help kids succeed. Topics include:
* Setting mutual goals that foster cooperation
* Easing academic struggles
* Tackling everyday challenges, from tantrums and backtalk to staying organized, building friendships, and more.
With useful exercises and easy-to-remember techniques, you’ll discover a variety of practical strategies that really work, creating positive change that will last a lifetime.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., maintains a busy psychotherapy practice working with children, teens, families and adults with ADHD and other mental health issues. She has spoken and conducted workshops nationally and internationally on ADHD and the adolescent brain. Thousands of parents, teachers, school administrators and mental health clinicians have attended her presentations, trainings and workshops.
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Excerpted from "What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew"
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Table of Contents
Foreword Dr. Laura Markham ix
Part 1 Life with ADHD
Chapter 1 The Five C's of ADHD Parenting 3
Chapter 2 Understanding the ADHD Brain Makes All the Difference 33
Chapter 3 Accepting the ADHD Brain You Have 61
Part 2 Life at School
Chapter 4 Overcoming the Hurdles of School 87
Chapter 5 Don't Freak Out: Using and Teaching self-Control 95
Chapter 6 Walking Through School in Their Shoes: Three Steps to Building Compassion 103
Chapter 7 Creating School Solutions That Stick: Collaboration Is Key! 117
Chapter 8 Keeping It Going: Fostering Consistency About School 127
Chapter 9 Celebration: More Than Saying "Good Job!" 131
Part 3 Life at Home and Beyond
Chapter 10 Managing Big Feelings 139
Chapter 11 Getting Stuff Done 165
Chapter 12 You've Gotta Have Friends: The Social Lives of Kids with ADHD 185
Chapter 13 Plugged In: Crazy About Technology 201
Final Note: Hope and Confidence 221
Resources for Parents 229
About the Author 253
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Working with teachers, students and parents who have to endure the struggles of ADHD on a daily basis, I find that most are always looking for helpful and hope filled tools to give them what they need to keep moving forward. This book will be a great addition to any Parent's or teacher's tool box. This book is down to earth and addresses the real everyday issues a family faces with ADHD, offering practical tips and strategies to help better cope and manage the frustrations that come with ADHD. This is a must-read for any parent and even a teacher who is working to help a child with ADHD . Ben Glenn the Chalkguy