Taking Charge of ADHD, Fourth Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents Fourth Edition
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"This book woke me up, gave me a good cry, consoled me, then helped me plan for the future. Dr. Barkley gave me a better understanding of exactly how and why ADHD has been such a serious problem for my daughter. The book is written so you can easily digest it and follow the step-by-step advice to advocate for your child. It is candid and empathic. This book is my 'go to'--I refer to it daily and I will be giving copies to my family members and school counselors. Parents need this book!"--Kirsten W., Detroit
"This book is packed with useful information that makes it a go-to resource for the parents and kids I see in my clinical practice. It is difficult to imagine any question a parent might have about ADHD and its treatment that is not addressed here. The book provides how-to guidance in a straightforward, step-by-step format--including helpful tips for getting a thorough evaluation, dealing with behavior challenges, working with schools and teachers, managing medications, and navigating the teen years."--Peg Dawson, EdD, coauthor of Smart but Scattered
"As the mother of a 16-year-old with ADHD and as a speech–language pathologist working with children of all ages, I am beyond glad this book came my way! It is the most thorough and practical book I have ever read on ADHD. This book has helped me gain so much insight into the disorder, along with practical methods for tackling some of the most difficult and puzzling aspects of it. Dr. Barkley has given me immediate things I can do to improve my son’s life, and guidance I can provide to the parents of children I work with. I love the suggestions for structuring the home–school relationship to help kids reach their potential, and the suggestions for taking care of yourself as a parent. This is an incredible resource for families."--Jennie M., Austin
"Barkley has provided a scientifically grounded, up-to-date resource for parents. Readers will discover critical insights and specific guidance--from managing behavioral, social, emotional, academic, and health concerns, to navigating difficult conversations with children, teens, and teachers. The book is informed by Barkley's clinical experience and decades of research."--Kelly B. Cartwright, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Teacher Preparation, Christopher Newport University
About the Author
- Publisher : The Guilford Press; Fourth edition (June 16, 2020)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 381 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1462543197
- ISBN-13 : 978-1462543199
- Item Weight : 2.01 pounds
- Dimensions : 7 x 1.13 x 10 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,167,801 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I bought it to get a user manual to tame my inner monkey. The reading got me inspired, I think it’ll be useful both for me and my close ones.
The advices given to parents sound good enough and might become handy in the future.
(I didn’t buy the third edition so I don’t know the differences.)