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Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD (Paperback)
Packed with practical tips, know-how, and fun, this friendly workbook just for kids has solutions for every situation -- at home, at school, and with friends.Now in its third edition, updated and expanded, with notes and resources for parents. Topics include:
- Getting homework done
- Making friends
- Remembering stuff
- Dealing with feelings
- Getting ready in the morning
- Learning to relax
- Staying focused
- Asking for help
- And much, much more
From the Just for Kids section:Lots of kids (and some grownups, too) have trouble paying attention because it's hard for them to sit still and listen.
- Do you ever feel as if your motor is running, even when you're sitting still?
- Do you feel like wiggling and fidgeting when you have to sit and listen to your teacher?
- Do you talk a lot and have trouble being quiet in class?
- Do you forget to raise your hand and wait for the teacher to call on you?
- Is it hard to wait your turn?
- Do you play around and bump into other kids when you're waiting in line?
If you answer yes to lots of these questions, you have a lot of energy And having so much energy can make it hard to settle down and pay attention in school.
About the Author
Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in working with kids and adults with AD/HD for many years. She is the founder and director of the Chesapeake ADHD Center in Silver Spring, MD, and the author of many books on AD/HD for kids, teens, adults, and professionals. Dr. Ellen Dixon is a licensed clinical psychologist who has long specialized in the differential diagnosis and treatment of attention disorders and related neuropsychological conditions. Dr. Dixon practices in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake, Virginia. Charles Beyl creates humorous illustrations for books, magazines, and newspapers in his suburban Texas ranch house. Visit him at www.charlesbeyl.com and follow him on Instagram: @ChuckBeyl