psychotherapy

AD(H)D for teachers

Teaching the Tiger:  A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder      by Marilyn P. Dornbush, Ph.D., Sheryl K. Pruitt, M.Ed. (Excellent comprehensive book for parents and teachers. The authors discusses all aspects of these disorders as well as treatment (medical, counseling and school interventions). Assistance with many aspects of classroom skills and includes a list of computer software that is helpful. The IEP, college admissions testing, federal laws pertaining to handicapped students, legal documents and a reading list are included).

 

 

 

Grandma's Pet Wildebeest Ate My Homework (and Other Suspect Stories), Tom QuinnGrandma's Pet Wildebeest Ate My Homework (and Other Suspect Stories)      by Tom Quinn "A practical guide for parenting and teaching kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Funny, straightforward, and crammed with creative techniques for behavioral management of ADHD kids at home and school. "

 

The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult : Attention Deficit Disorder Through the Lifespan      by Paul H. Wender "As the mother of a "hyperactive" child and founder of the first parent support group for the parents of such children in Germany, I can fully endorse this book. To anyone who suspects that their child suffers from AD/HD, this book is an absolute must. It not only gives information on the symptoms of the syndrome, info on medical treatments, but also valuable tips on structuring"


You & Your A.D.D. Child : How to Understand and Help Kids With Attention Deficit Disorder, Paul Warren, Jody Capehart, Sandy DenglerYou & Your A.D.D. Child : How to Understand and Help Kids With Attention Deficit Disorder      by Paul Warren, Jody Capehart, Sandy Dengler "Children with Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.) need a special kind of care. Because of their unique outlook on life, they often have trouble concentrating in school and tend to rattle parents and teachers. Written by a pediatrician and a teacher, You and Your A.D.D. Child offers advice for diagnosing A.D.D., understanding the uniqueness of the A.D.D. child, finding treatment options, and more."

 

Dysinhibition Syndrome:  How to Handle Anger and Rage in Your Child or Spouse      by Rose Wood (I strongly recommend this book for any family member who is suffering from anger and rage from their loved one. It discusses in great detail how to manage this behavior in yourself and in treatment for the other person. There are not many books written for people that suffer this kind of "intermittent explosive disorder" and this book will help guide you).

Homemade Books to Help Kids Cope: An Easy to Learn Technique for Parents & Professionals      by Robert G. Ziegler (Illustrator), Patricia Ziegler (Illustrator) "A book "to show parents, teachers, and counselors how to develop stories to help guide children through new or troublesome events." This book, to be read by the parent, a teacher or counselor will be extremely helpful for children of various ages in allowing books - the reading or writing - to work through various life issues such as divorce and adoption. An excellent form of therapy. "

Maybe You Know My Kid : A Parent's Guide to Identifying, Understanding and Helping Your Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Mary FowlerMaybe You Know My Kid : A Parent's Guide to Identifying, Understanding and Helping Your Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder      by Mary Fowler "Whether you just recently found out that a child you care about is impacted by ADD/ADHD, or if you have known for some time, this book contains valuable information on treatment, education advocacy, and dealing with the trials that can accompany parenting someone with AD(H)D. Perhaps the best part though, is the guilt-reduction that occurs as Mary Fowler takes you through her personal journey of loving, and raising her ADHD son. This book is a "must-have" for parents and teachers alike!"

 

A Winner's Workbook : Reproducible Activities for Children With Attention Deficit Disorder       by Dorothy A. Kelly "Designed for children ages nine to thirteen, the activities in A Winner's Workbook are interesting and challenging enough to keep the attention of even the most distractible student. All the exercises are reproducible so that students can place the pages in a binder to work on in clinical sessions or at home.
In Part I of the program, the author describes ADD, listing ways in which it can affect a child's home life and performance at school, and suggests strategies for coping with the disorder. Part II contains activities grouped by themes. Activities range from role-playing exercises to word games to thought-provoking worksheets that encourage children to examine their attitudes and opinions about a variety of subjects. Also included are charts and graphs for students to track their improvement and checklists for daily routines."

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