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Author Wodrich, David L., 1948-

Title Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder : what every parent wants to know / by David L. Wodrich
Edition Second edition
Published Baltimore, MD : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 2000


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Description xv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / Anne M. Northup -- Sect. I. What Is ADHD and What Causes It? -- Ch. 1. Definition and Characteristics of ADHD -- Ch. 2. Causes of ADHD -- Sect. II. How Is ADHD Diagnosed? -- Ch. 3. Diagnosing ADHD by Observing Behavior -- Ch. 4. Diagnosing ADHD by Interviewing -- Ch. 5. Diagnosing ADHD by Using Parent and Teacher Ratings -- Ch. 6. Diagnosing ADHD from Physical, Biomedical, Laboratory, and Mental Measures -- Ch. 7. Case Examples in Assessing Children -- Sect. III. How Is ADHD Treated? -- Ch. 8. Behavior Management to Help the Child with ADHD -- Ch. 9. Medication Treatment of ADHD / Eric Benjamin -- Ch. 10. ADHD and Eligibility for Special School Services -- Ch. 11. Finding the Best School Placement -- Ch. 12. Classroom Techniques -- Ch. 13. Counseling, Biofeedback, and Other Interventions -- Ch. 14. Case Examples in Treatment -- Ch. 15. Financing Help for Your Child
Summary "Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: What Every Parent Wants to Know breaks down the complex issues surrounding ADHD into easy-to-understand, nontechnical terms. Known and trusted by parents and educators, the first edition of this top seller gave readers the information they needed - without having to take the time to wade through heavy research or statistics." "Whether your child has ADHD or you are considering having your child evaluated, inside this book you'll find expert answers to your questions. This revised edition updates you on the key issues that concern you most, including: ADHD symptoms and diagnosis; medical interventions such as Ritalin, Adderall, and more; instruction strategies; effective communication strategies; antecedent control to help influence behavior; and the relationship between ADHD and learning disabilities."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Hyperactive children -- Family relationships.
LC no. 99032070
ISBN 155766398X alkaline paper