The Energetic Brain

The Energetic Brain

Understanding and Managing ADHD

Book - 2012
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How to get past the myths, tap into the creativity of the ADHDmind, and thrive

ADHD affects millions of people-some 3 to 5% of the generalpopulation. Written by a neuroscientist who has studied ADHD, aclinician who has diagnosed and treated it for 30 years, and aspecial educator who sees it daily, The Energetic Brainprovides the latest information from neuroscience on how the ADHDbrain works and shows how to harness its potential for success. Itdistills the latest research findings to give readers the mostup-to-date information available and provides practical strategiesfor managing ADHD-and thriving-at school, at work, and at home,from childhood through adulthood.

  • Debunks popular (and destructive) myths about ADHD
  • Covers how to manage ADHD with medication or without, whatparents can do to help, and how to thrive with ADHD throughout thelifespan
  • Offers effective academic and behavioral interventions forschool, and helpful accommodations for the workplace

The Energetic Brain provides a truly thorough view ofADHD, making it an invaluable guide for parents, teachers, andthose living with ADHD.



Baker & Taylor
Provides the latest information on how the ADHD brain works and shows how to harness its potential for success and provides practical strategies for managing ADHD at school, at work, and at home, from childhood through adulthood.

Baker
& Taylor

"How to get past the myths, tap into the creativity of the ADHD mind, and thriveADHD affects millions of people-some 3 to 5% of the general population. Written by a neuroscientist who has studied ADHD, a clinician who has diagnosed and treated it for 30 years, and a special educator who sees it daily, The Energetic Brain provides the latest information from neuroscience on how the ADHD brain works and shows how to harness its potential for success. It distills the latest research findings to give readersthe most up-to-date information available and provides practical strategies for managing ADHD-and thriving-at school, at work, and at home, from childhood through adulthood. Debunks popular (and destructive) myths about ADHD Covers how to manage ADHD with medication or without, what parents can do to help, and how to thrive with ADHD throughout the lifespan Offers effective academic and behavioral interventions for school, and helpful accommodations for the workplace The Energetic Brain provides a truly thorough view of ADHD, making it an invaluable guide for parents, teachers, and those living with ADHD"--

Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780470615164
0470615168
Branch Call Number: 616.8589 R333e
Characteristics: xxviii, 409 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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