Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell A. Barkley audiobook

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

By Russell A. Barkley, PhD
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The newest edition of a proven bestselling guide for anyone helping a child or youth manage their attention deficit hyperactivity disorder From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for six- to eighteen-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps youmake sense of your child’s symptoms,get an accurate diagnosis,work with school and health care professionals to get needed support,learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior,strengthen your child’s academic and social skills,use rewards and incentives effectively, andrestore harmony at home. Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts on ADHD medications and what causes or does not cause ADHD.

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The newest edition of a proven bestselling guide for anyone helping a child or youth manage their attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for six- to eighteen-year-olds with ADHD.

Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you

  • make sense of your child’s symptoms,
  • get an accurate diagnosis,
  • work with school and health care professionals to get needed support,
  • learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior,
  • strengthen your child’s academic and social skills,
  • use rewards and incentives effectively, and
  • restore harmony at home.

Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts on ADHD medications and what causes or does not cause ADHD.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This book features pioneering research that provides new insight into preventing ADHD from becoming a major obstacle in a child’s (and parent’s) life…Parents will appreciate having this book on hand, and teachers will want a copy to show parents who are ready for a resource.” Intervention in School and Clinic
“An excellent resource for parents, clinicians, and teachers.” Child Psychology and Psychiatry Review
“If any professional knows about ADHD, it is Russell Barkley…this is a splendid book.” Child and Family Behavior Therapy
“Dr. Barkley is a foremost researcher who has devoted his career to teaching and helping those with ADHD. This book brings together in one place, everything that parents need, to cope with daily challenges and make important decisions about their child’s care. Dr. Barkley’s knowledge, brilliance, and dedication shine through on every page like a beacon of hope.” Edward M. Hallowell, MD, coauthor of Driven to Distraction
“An invaluable, comprehensive resource. The book arms you with the most current scientific facts, including a clear explanation of executive functions and their role in ADHD. Dr. Barkley has a gift for providing practical, easy-to-understand guidance that empowers you to become an effective advocate for your child.” Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, MS, author of Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD, and Executive Function Deficits

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Author Bio: Russell A. Barkley PhD

Author Bio: Russell A. Barkley PhD

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, a leading scientific authority on ADHD, is a clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Psychological Association, among other honors.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Audience: Adult
Language: English