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Book Review: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew Book Review: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You KnewWhile ADHD can rob children of the executive functioning skills that are pivotal in life, it can also rob both them and their parents of the very relationship that can help improve those skills. More often than not as ADHD children struggle to complete tasks, remember ...

Book Review: Transforming ADHD Book Review: Transforming ADHDADHD is not as it sounds — an attention deficit disorder. According to the authors of Transforming ADHD: Simple, Effective Attention & Action Regulation Skills To Help You Focus & Succeed, Greg Crosby, MA, LPC, and Tonya K. Lippert, PhD, ADHD is a difficulty regulating and adjusting ...

Book Review: A Spectrum Approach to Mood Disorders Book Review: A Spectrum Approach to Mood DisordersJames Phelps’ new book, A Spectrum Approach to Mood Disorders: Not Fully Bipolar But Not Unipolar—Practical Management, is written for professionals, not laymen. I have some familiarity with bipolar disorder and its causes, symptoms, and treatments. However, I am not a professional and this book ...

Book Review: The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD Book Review: The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” ~ Albert EinsteinFor some, the symptoms are more subtle — it is the child who sits gazing out the ...

8 Keys To Parenting Children With ADHD 8 Keys To Parenting Children With ADHDWith rates of ADHD reaching unprecedented numbers and treatment options heavily slanted toward medication, Cindy Goldrich’s new book, 8 Keys To Parenting Children With ADHD, is a welcome resource for any parent coping with an often frustrating condition. With myriad tips for parents — everything from how to talk ...

The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength“There is a vast world of possibility for people out there with the ADHD trait.” With this, Dale Archer has us rethinking what hinders and what helps us. In his new book, The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength, Archer gets past ...

ADHD According to Zoë: The Real Deal on Relationships, Finding Your Focus & Finding Your Keys Women with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will benefit heart, mind, and soul from reading Zoë Kessler’s new book ADHD According to Zoë: The Real Deal on Relationships, Finding Your Focus, and Finding Your Keys. Kessler, a freelance writer and author of Adoption Reunions, was diagnosed ...

Movers, Dreamers, and Risk-Takers: Unlocking the Power of ADHD When you have a disability, the world by and large tends to magnify and focus on what is “wrong” with you. Friends of mine who were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in school were constantly told to “just sit down,” “behave,” and “do your work.” ...

The ADD Myth: How to Cultivate the Unique Gifts of Intense Personalities A few hours after I finished reading The ADD Myth, while pondering something that had occurred during the day, it suddenly hit me with great clarity what author Martha Burge was describing when she said that “truth is defined by your map.”  Now if that ...

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques Workbook In 2008, Margaret Wehrenberg published The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques:  Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do to Change it.  Now a workbook has been released to accompany the book.  While the book goes into more detail about different aspects ...

Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life A wonderfully executed book which sets out with the lofty objective of organizing and taming our society’s fast-paced lifestyle, Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life is a true prize in its class of literature.  It’s extremely thoughtful in its prose, giving the reader countless images ...

Ben Behind His Voices: One Family's Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope Ben Behind His Voices is an inspirational story about a family’s experience with schizophrenia. The focus of Randye Kaye’s book is on her son Ben, who struggled for many years with mental health and substance abuse issues until he was finally correctly diagnosed with paranoid ...

Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism Diane M. Kennedy and Rebecca S. Banks, the authors of Bright Not Broken, and the contributor, Temple Grandin, all have a combination of personal and professional experience with learning and developmental disabilities. Kennedy and Banks are mothers, as well as professionals who previously collaborated on the ...

Mistaken for ADHD After reading this book I believe the title says it all: “Mistaken for ADHD.” The author, Dr. Frank Barnhill, attempts to help parents, teachers, social workers and doctors who deal with adolescents and young children determine if their child has ADHD. As stated in his ...

Overcoming ADHD: Helping Your Child Become Calm, Engaged and Focused Without a Pill Overcoming ADHD: Helping Your Child Become Calm, Engaged, And Focused – Without a Pill, was written by the late Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., noted psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, with Jacob Greenspan. Published in 2009, Overcoming ADHD was based on Dr. Greenspan’s work with children with developmental ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). ADHD Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 12, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/adhd-book-reviews/
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