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The myth of the A.D.D. child : 50 ways to improve your child's behavior and attention span without drugs, labels, or coercion

Author: Thomas Armstrong
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges the labeling of millions of children as victims of Attention Deficit Disorder and the use of psychoactive medication to control their behaviors, and offers fifty alternative ways of helping children learn to channel their creative energies in a productive manner.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Armstrong
ISBN: 0525938419 9780525938415
OCLC Number: 32509584
Description: xvi, 302 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Uncovering the A.D.D. myth --
America's new learning disease --
A.D.D.: now you see it, now you don't --
Why A.D.D. is a simplistic answer to the problems of a complex world --
What's so good (and not so good) about the good pill --
To control or to empower: that is the question! --
pt. 2. 50 strategies to improve your child's behavior and attention span.
Other Titles: Myth of the Attention Deficit Disorder child
Responsibility: Thomas Armstrong.

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Challenges the labeling of millions of children as victims of Attention Deficit Disorder and the use of psychoactive medication to control their behaviors, and offers fifty alternative ways of helping children learn to channel their creative energies in a productive manner.

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