1st Edition

ADHD-What Can We Do?



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ISBN 9781593854256
Published April 10, 2007 by Guilford Press
30 Pages

USD $110.00

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Book Description

This program introduces viewers to a variety of the most effective techniques for managing ADHD in the classroom, at home, and on family outings. Illustrated are ways that parents, teachers, and other professionals can work together to implement specific strategies that help children with the disorder improve their school performance and behavior. Informative interviews, demonstrations of techniques, and commentary from Dr. Barkley illuminate the significant difference that treatment can make.

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Biography

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.

Reviews

"Brings the viewer into the lives and homes of those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to show the many avenues of help available....Dr. Barkley discusses effective treatments for ADHD and illustrates how parent training, appropriate educational intervention, behavior modification, and medical management can yield very positive results. An excellent resource for parents who are struggling to find some answers for their children and for educators and healthcare professionals who teach or treat those with ADHD."--Harvey C. Parker, PhD