Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids With ADD or ADHD (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Antal sidor
2 ed
Magination Press, (American Psychological Association)
Lee, Joe (ill.)
Joe Lee
Black & white illustrations
281 x 216 x 6 mm
372 g
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Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids With ADD or ADHD

Häftad,  Engelska, 2009-03-15
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This updated edition of the bestselling classic is packed with fun exercises for kids with attention difficulties. This book will challenge kids and empower them to be the best they can be! What's Inside: All about AD/HD All about You Help Managing your AD/HD Friendships Getting Organized Sharpening Your Skills Succeeding in School The activities are comprehensive and cover practically every area in a kids life that AD/HD can affect: school; home; behavior and emotion control/regulation; health and nutrition; and self-awareness/self-esteem. It also provides more general information on AD/HD. All of the information is presented to kids in fun, engaging activities that challenge their skills and empower them to strive to be their best. Includes an Introduction for Parents and Professionals.
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"Putting on the Brakes Activity Book is loaded with fun, engaging activities to help children with AD/HD understand themselves better and gain control over their lives. The easy-to-do activities help children learn how to make and keep friends, stay organized, and improve academic skills. When my students tried some of the activities, I saw immediate results, and so did they!"Elizabeth Crames Grossman, MA, MEd, learning specialist and private tutor for children with special needs

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Patricia O. Quinn, MD, is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, DC. Dr. Quinn is a well-known international speaker and conducts workshops nationwide about AD/HD, and has authored several best-selling and groundbreaking books on AD/HD including Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD and with co-author Theresa Maitland, PhD, Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen With ADHD or LD for College and On Your Own: A College Readiness Guide for Teens With ADHD/LD. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award. Judith M. Stern, MA, is a teacher and private educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She consults with parents and teachers, speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children's study/organizational skills. She is the co-author of four children's books on AD/HD and LD, including with Uzi Ben-Ami, PhD, Many Ways to Learn, Second Edition: A Kid's Guide to LD. She is also the co-author of The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers. Joe Lee is an illustrator and author with many years of experience. He is the illustrator of multiple books, including Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids with ADD or ADHD, and an award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Bloomington Herald-Times.He lives in Indiana. Visit him at www.joeleeillustrator.com.


Introduction for Parents and Professionals How to Use This Book Part 1 All about AD/HD What Is AD/HD? What Part of the Body Controls Attention? AD/HD Symptom Detective Solving AD/HD Problems AD/HD Checklist What Ive Learned about AD/HD Part 2 All about You What Are You Like? How Do You Feel? You Are a Wonderful Person Me and My AD/HD More about Me Learning from Mistakes Part 3 Help Managing Your AD/HD Building an AD/HD Support Team Homework Help Eating Healthy My Healthy Food List Exercise Can Be Fun! Playing Outdoors for Exercise Your Exercise Log Finding Your Green Space Recognizing Angers Warning Signs How Can You Relax When Youre Upset? Medication Check-Up Taking Your Medicine Setting Your Own Goals How Can You Manage Your AD/HD Better? Part 4 Friendships Making Friends Taking Turns Pick a Friend What Would You Do? Part 5 Getting Organized Organizing Your Room Managing Your Time Packing It Up! Making Your Morning Go Smoothly Timing Homework After-School Schedule Your After-School Plan Plan for the Month Drawing Reminders Writing Reminders Making Lists Working Step-by-Step Part 6 Sharpening Your Skills What Do You See? Whats Wrong Here? Look Carefully Whats the Correct Order? Following a Recipe Telling the Story Finish What You Start Try It! Direction Inspection Part 7 Succeeding in School Correcting Your Work Proofreading Your Work Planning Projects Making a Project Schedule How Do You Study Best? More Study Suggestions Test Planner Test Check-Up Remembering What You Read Getting the Information Organizing Your Writing Practice Outlining Answers Glossary Resources for Kids