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Author Monastra, Vincent J., author.
Title Parenting children with ADHD : 10 lessons that medicine cannot teach / Vincent J. Monastra, PhD.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, [2014]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  PARENT 616.85 Mon     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  PARENT 618.92 MON     AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Descript x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Everybody doesn't have a little bit of ADHD -- Parenting doesn't cause ADHD, genes do! -- Medicines don't cure ADHD, but they can help -- Nutrition does matter -- Students with ADHD are entitled to help at school -- Kids need a reason to learn -- You'll get lost without a lesson plan -- Temperament may be inherited, but emotional control is learned -- Yelling rarely solves anything -- Now that I have their attention, what do you really want them to learn? -- Parents are people too! -- It don't come easy: troubleshooting tips -- Final thoughts: a personal perspective.
Summary In this second edition, Dr. Vince Monastra provides practical, step-by-step guidance to parents looking for ways to bring out the best in kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He presents updated lessons about the causes of ADHD, how medications work, and the problems that sleep deficits, poor nutrition, and other medical disorders can cause. He also shares his innovative approach for improving organization, task completion, problem solving, and emotional control.
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Treatment.
Problem children -- Behavior modification.
ISBN 9781433815713
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