You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?: A Self-help Audio Program for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

By Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo
Read by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

1.95 Hours 03/01/1995 abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780743541084

The first self-help audio program by ADD adults for ADD adults! Attention Deficit Disorder, the most common learning and behavioral problem among children, also affects millions of adult Americans, more of which are being diagnosed with this potentially disabling condition every day. Now Kate Kelly, a clinical psychiatric nurse, and Peggy Ramundo, a specialist in learning disorders -- both of whom were diagnosed with ADD after discovering it in their children -- bring together their considerable personal and professional experiences to create the essential guide to identifying, understanding, and managing the dynamics of ADD in adults. You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid Or Crazy?! provides accurate information, practical "how-to's," up-to-date research findings and moral support, and explores such issues as: – the differences unique to ADD adults and their impact on daily life – the diagnostic process – treatment options – personal, family, and work relationships Already well respected across the country, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid Or Crazy?! is the indispensable reference for anyone who faces the challenge of ADD on a daily basis. Is your life in balance? 1. What is your daily/weekly work capacity? 2. How much sleep and rest do you need, including "down time" when there are no demands placed on you? 3. What is your financial bottom line -- how much income do you require to maintain an acceptable standard of living? 4. How much time should you devote to family and friends? 5. What must you do to renew yourself spiritually, not just in the sense of religion, but regarding anything that gives your life meaning? 6. How much and what kind of recreational activities are critical for your well-being? 7. How long can you work efficiently without a break? 8. What obligations must you fulfill? 9. What things are cluttering your life and should be eliminated? 10. How much time do you spend daily on self-maintenance: grooming, dressing, or health care?

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Summary

Summary

The first self-help audio program by ADD adults for ADD adults!

Attention Deficit Disorder, the most common learning and behavioral problem among children, also affects millions of adult Americans, more of which are being diagnosed with this potentially disabling condition every day.

Now Kate Kelly, a clinical psychiatric nurse, and Peggy Ramundo, a specialist in learning disorders -- both of whom were diagnosed with ADD after discovering it in their children -- bring together their considerable personal and professional experiences to create the essential guide to identifying, understanding, and managing the dynamics of ADD in adults.

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid Or Crazy?! provides accurate information, practical "how-to's," up-to-date research findings and moral support, and explores such issues as:

– the differences unique to ADD adults and their impact on daily life
– the diagnostic process
– treatment options
– personal, family, and work relationships

Already well respected across the country, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid Or Crazy?! is the indispensable reference for anyone who faces the challenge of ADD on a daily basis.

Is your life in balance?

1. What is your daily/weekly work capacity?
2. How much sleep and rest do you need, including "down time" when there are no demands placed on you?
3. What is your financial bottom line -- how much income do you require to maintain an acceptable standard of living?
4. How much time should you devote to family and friends?
5. What must you do to renew yourself spiritually, not just in the sense of religion, but regarding anything that gives your life meaning?
6. How much and what kind of recreational activities are critical for your well-being?
7. How long can you work efficiently without a break?
8. What obligations must you fulfill?
9. What things are cluttering your life and should be eliminated?
10. How much time do you spend daily on self-maintenance: grooming, dressing, or health care?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Refreshing, engaging, humorous and true. The title alone makes this a book to remember…Should help anyone affected by ADD.”    Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
“A much needed addition to the ADD bookshelf.”  John Ratey, M.D. 

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Author

Author Bio: Kate Kelly

Kate Kelly is a clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing who leads therapy groups for ADDults. She lectures widely and is a featured presenter at most major ADD conferences.

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Author Bio: Peggy Ramundo

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 1.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English