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Author Hallowell, Edward M.
Title Superparenting for ADD : an innovative approach to raising your distracted child / Edward M. Hallowell and Peter S. Jensen.
Pub Info New York : Ballantine Books, c2008.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Provincetown-Children's  PARENT 618.928 HALLOWELL     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  PARENT 618.92 HAL     AVAILABLE
 Brewster-Adult Collection  618.9285 HAL     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Adult Coll.  618.9285 HAL     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xx, 212 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Love: the essential strength -- Loving your child in the face of opposition -- Developing empathy: what it's like to be a kid with ADD -- The right kind of help -- From moral to deficit-based to strength-based thinking -- Emphasizing the positive: in action -- Mirror traits: what's good in what's bad -- The cycle of excellence: a method for unwrapping gifts -- Conation: a new way of tapping into every child's strengths -- The Kolbe model in action -- What to tell the school? -- Schools that get it right -- Making a diagnosis and composing a treatment plan, including new, alternative approaches -- A collaboration convened: please join!
Summary With decades of experience, Dr. Hallowell--a pediatric psychiatric clinician, father of two ADD children, and himself an adult with ADD--understands how easily the gifts of this condition are lost on a child amid negative comments from doctors, teachers, and even loving but frustrated parents. Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a "disability." Now he teams up with top ADD researcher Dr. Peter S. Jensen to bring you an upbeat and encouraging new approach to living with and helping your ADD child. The practical strength-based techniques Drs. Hallowell and Jensen present put the talents, charms, and positive essence of your child ahead of any presumed shortcomings. This book shows you how to unwrap the wonderful, surprising gifts of ADD and turn what is too often labeled a lifelong disability into a lifelong blessing.--From publisher description.
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Popular works.
Add Author Jensen, Peter S., 1949-
ISBN 9780345497765 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0345497767 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780345497772 (trade paper)
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