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Author Cheyette, Sarah, 1968- author.
Title ADHD & the focused mind : a guide to giving your ADHD child focus, discipline & self-confidence / Sarah Cheyette, MD, Peter Johnson, and Ben Cheyette, MD, PhD.
Pub Info Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2016]
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 Orleans-Children's Room  PARENT 618.92 CHEY     AVAILABLE
 Brewster-Adult Collection  616.8589 CHE     AVAILABLE
Descript x, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note "How to use the successful coaching techniques of world class athletes to unlock your child's potential."
Contents Understanding ADHD -- Own the goal and play to win -- Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals -- Super-S.T.A.R. -- Mind, body, and spirit -- The will to win is nothing without the will to train -- T.E.A.M. -- Failure is temporary, defeat is a choice -- Picking the perfect coach -- The prescription decision.
Summary The book begins by explaining the common signs of ADHD. It then looks at the brain and discusses what researchers have discovered about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The remaining chapters detail the components of the program, including its principles, its goals, and the practical ways in which these goals can be achieved. The authors recognize that all children are different, so the program has the flexibility to work within a child's comfort level while still attaining the necessary level of discipline. The text concludes with a discussion of medications and ADHD, and what's right for your child. Some of the most successful people in the world have ADHD, but just like star athletes, they have discovered that developing their own unique ways of focusing enables them to get ahead.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) and index.
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Brain.
Add Author Johnson, Peter, 1971- author.
Cheyette, Ben, author.
Alt Title ADHD and the focused mind
Related To Online version: Cheyette, Sarah, 1968- author. ADHD & the focused mind. Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2016] 9780757054143 (DLC) 2016002068
ISBN 9780757004148 (pbk.)
0757004148 (pbk.)
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