Winning with ADHD: A Playbook for Teens and Young Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (16pt Large Print Edition)

Winning with ADHD: A Playbook for Teens and Young Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (16pt Large Print Edition)

by Grace Friedman, Sarah Cheyette

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Overview

Get the real inside scoop on thriving as a teen with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Drawing on her own experiences living with the disorder, college student Grace Friedman-along with pediatric neurologist Sarah Cheyette-offers valuable tips and tricks to help teens face the unique challenges of ADHD. Readers will learn powerful cognitive behavioral strategies for coping with overwhelm, staying organized, tackling assignments and preparing for exams, dealing with emotions, communicating effectively with peers and adults, and maintaining strong friendships.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780369356277
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Publication date: 01/24/2020
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Grace Friedman was diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at twelve years old and has experienced all the life-challenging effects it presents. Grace is an advocate for young people with ADHD, author, speaker, and blogger and founder of the ADDYTeen.com community, which is visited by people around the world daily. She is a blogger at The Huffington Post, and at fifteen wrote Embracing Your ADHD, a guide for teens which has been downloaded by thousands from her website. Now twenty-two, after recently graduating with a BA in Psychology, she works with teens for the State of Washington, mentors others with ADHD, and has plans to become a clinical psychologist. Grace, now thriving with her ADHD, brings a spirit of generosity and purposefulness to everything she does. Sarah Cheyette, MD, graduated from Princeton University, and then UCLA Medical School. She did a fellowship in pediatric neurology and has been in private practice since then. She treats kids and young adults with ADHD, not just with medication but also with non-medication strategies such as those she outlined in her book, ADHD and the Focused Mind. She brings a powerful professional perspective on the benefits and limitations of ADHD medication, and the many behavioral adaptations young people with ADHD must embrace to thrive with their condition. She and her husband have four kids and live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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