Take Control of ADHD: The Ultimate Guide for Teens With ADHD

Take Control of ADHD: The Ultimate Guide for Teens With ADHD

by Ruth Spodak, Kenneth Stefano


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Take Control of ADHD: The Ultimate Guide for Teens With ADHD is the ultimate handbook for teens with ADHD to help them take control of their disorder and find success in school and in life. By creating the "ADHD Action Plan" discussed in the book, readers will recognize how ADHD affects them, discover coping strategies and technology tools to improve their focus, and develop a self-advocacy plan they can use immediately

The book presents the latest research and information on ADHD in a conversational style that teens can understand easily, allowing them to develop a better understanding of their disorder. By including suggestions from teens with ADHD, the authors offer tons of advice, information, and ideas for students, from students just like them. This handy guidebook is sure to help teens with ADHD learn to refocus their attention and find success in school and beyond!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593635350
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 1,139,688
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Ruth Spodak, PhD, is a psychologist and educational advocate with more than 30 years of experience evaluating and counseling children and adults with ADHD. Kenneth Stefano, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who has worked with children with ADHD and related emotional issues and their families. Ruth and Ken are codirectors of Spodak, Stefano & Associates in the Washington, DC, area.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 ADHD-What Is It? 6

Chapter 2 How Did I Get It? 20

Chapter 3 What Does It Look Like? 30

Chapter 4 How Long Does It Last? 42

Chapter 5 What Does Treatment Look Like? 56

Chapter 6 How Do I Get Help at School? 68

Chapter 7 How Can Technology Help? 84

Chapter 8 What Can I Do for Myself? 94

Chapter 9 Putting It All Together 106

Your Attention Profile 120

Resources 125

References 129

About the Authors 133

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