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Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Paperback)
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Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Paperback)

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Paperback 363 Pages / Published: 12/06/2013
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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 6- to 18-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.
*Restore harmony at home.

Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD.

See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462507894
Number of pages: 363
Weight: 608 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm
Edition: 3rd edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"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, parent and author of Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

"Dr. Barkley helps parents make order out of chaos and problem-solve more effectively. That's what I love about this book! Taking Charge treats parents respectfully and intelligently. You'll go back repeatedly--maybe even every day--to the sections on becoming an executive parent and managing life with ADHD."--Mary Fowler, parent and author of Maybe You Know My Kid


"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 excellent and readable book that will empower parents of children with ADHD." - NAMI Advocate

"This is not just another book. This is a great book....Although aimed at parents, it has something for everyone involved with ADHD kids: teachers, psychologists, doctors, and family. I am not going to lend this book to parents (although I will show it to them) because they need to buy it so they have it on hand to read and reread." - J. Clyde Ralph, Pediatric News, 2012

"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

"If any professional knows about ADHD, it is Russell Barkley.... All in all, this is a splendid book." - Child and Family Behavior Therapy

"Parents will treasure this invaluable, comprehensive resource. The book arms the reader 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 parents to become effective advocates for their child." - Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, MS, parent and author of Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD, and Executive Function Deficits

"Dr. Barkley helps parents make order out of chaos and problem solve more effectively. That's what I love about this book! Taking Charge treats parents respectfully and intelligently. You'll go back repeatedly - maybe even every day - to the sections on becoming an executive parent and managing life with ADHD." - Mary Fowler, parent and author of Maybe You Know My Kid

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