Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 August 2018

232 Pages | 5


ISBN: 9780190494636

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If Your Adolescent Has ADHD

An Essential Resource for Parents In Collaboration with The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Dr. Thomas J. Power and Ms. Linda Wasmer Andrews

Adolescent Mental Health Initiative

  • Offers reliable, up-to-date information on adolescent ADHD, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Provides practical, evidence-based advice from a leading psychologist on dealing with common issues, such as determining readiness to drive and instilling good homework and study habits
  • Covers teen-specific topics such as adolescent friendships, dating, curfews, and sports and extracurricular activities—many of which receive short shrift in other books for parents
  • Explores the full spectrum of treatment options, including behavioral therapy, stimulant and non-stimulant medications, educational interventions, and parenting strategies
  • Discusses approaches that may complement treatment, such as school-based mentoring and ADHD coaching
  • Includes case studies as well as a sample homework chart, sample daily report card, glossary, and resources list

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