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Author Kutscher, Martin L.
Title Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, bipolar, and more! : the one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals / Martin L. Kutscher ; with contributions by Tony Attwood and Robert R. Wolff.
Pub Info London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2005.
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 Eastham-Children's Coll.  PARENT 618.928 KUT     AVAILABLE
 East Falmouth-Adult Coll.  618.9289 KUT     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Adult Collection  618.92 KUT     DUE 12-22-21
Descript 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-217) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Why this book? -- Who is this book for? -- How to use this book -- 1. Read this chapter! : general principles of diagnosis -- The "syndrome mix" -- First signs -- Formal evaluation -- Summary -- 2. Read this chapter! : general principles of treatment -- Adjusting your own mindset -- Understanding the child's mindset -- How to change the child's behavior -- Quick quiz on angry behavior -- 3. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Defining ADHD -- Real-life symptoms of ADHD and executive dysfunction -- Neurological basis of ADHD -- Treatment of ADHD and disorganization -- "Will it be okay?" -- 4. Learning disabilities and differences / Robert R. Woolf, Martin L. Kutscher -- Learning about learning disabilities -- Supporting the child with learning disabilities and differences -- Specific learning disabilities -- 5. Autistic spectrum disorders : an overview -- Skills involved in communication -- Categories of communication disorders : sorting them out -- 6. Asperger's syndrome and its treatment / Tony Attwood -- Adjustment to being different -- Making friends : motivation and encouragement -- Managing emotions -- Learning : abilities and style -- Special interests -- Can the signs become less conspicuous? -- 7. Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders -- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) -- Treatment -- 8. Sensory integration dysfunction / Martin L. Kutscher with Joelle Glick -- How the brain works (in four paragraphs) -- What is sensory integration dysfunction? -- Getting professional help -- Treatment activities for home and school -- 9. Tics and Tourette's -- Basic definitions -- A complex problem -- Treatment and accommodations -- 10. Depression -- Defining depression and dysthymia -- Treatment -- 11. Bipolar depression -- What is bipolar depression? -- Treatment -- 12. Oppositional defiant disorder -- What is oppositional defiant disorder? -- Relationship with other disorders -- Treatment -- 13. Central auditory processing disorders -- What is central auditory processing? -- Diagnosing CAPD -- Treatments at home and school -- 14. Medications -- Medicating kids? : What is this world coming to? -- Medications for ADHD -- Medications for depression -- Medications for anxiety -- Medications for OCD -- Medications for bipolar depression -- Medications for tic disorders -- Appendix 1. Behavioral checklist -- Appendix 2. Quick quiz on executive function -- Appendix 3. Further reading : books and Internet resources.
Subject Behavior disorders in children.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Learning disabled children.
Tourette syndrome in children.
Manic-depressive illness in children.
Child psychopathology.
Asperger's syndrome.
Autism in children.
Add Author Attwood, Tony.
Wolff, Robert R.
ISBN 1843108100
9781843108108
9781843108115 (pbk.)
1843108119 (pbk.)
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