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Parenting a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Author: Nancy S Boyles; Darlene Contadino
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Lowell House, ©1999.
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Boyles, Nancy S.
Parenting a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Lowell House, ©1999
(DLC) 99034870
(OCoLC)41497136
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy S Boyles; Darlene Contadino
ISBN: 0585189242 9780585189246
OCLC Number: 44954389
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 277 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: by Nancy S. Boyles and Darlene Contadino.

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by WTYILL@KUK (WorldCat user on 2007-05-09)

Preface xiii Introduction xix Part 1: Understanding and Managing Attention Deficit Disorders 1 Chapter 1: What ADD Is All About 3 The Invisible Disorder 3 Alphabet Soup: The Evolution of ADD 5 The Who, What, and Why 9 Across the Life Span 12 Chapter 2: Getting a Diagnosis and Setting Up a Support System 17 How Is ADD Diagnosed? 21 A Partnership of Professionals 24 Protecting Your Child's Rights 28 Is There a Child Under All Those Labels? 31 Strength Identification 32 Chapter 3: Symptoms Management 37 Heads on a Swivel and Mind Journeys 37 Body in Motion 45 Acting Without Thinking 50 Putting It All Together 55 Meeting the Challenge 63 Part 2: Building Skills for Competence 67 Chapter 4: Communication 69 Parent-Child Communication 72 Change "You" to "I" and "Don't" to "Do" 73 Triple-A Roadblocks: Assumption, Assimilation, Awareness 75 Mapping the Road for Good Communication 77 Major No-Nos 78 Parents' Time-Out 78 Family Meetings 79 Compliance Through Communication 80 Can't or Won't 80 Kids' Time-Out 81 Self-Discipline 82 Autonomy-Versus-Power Rules 84 Child-to-Child Communication 85 Child-to-Teacher Communication 86 When the Communication Cycle Breaks Down: ADD Plus 87 Pragmatic Language 88 Receptive Language Disability 90 Expressive Language Disability 92 Written Language Disability 93 Communicating with Your Child's School 98 Parent-Teacher Conferences 98 Gateways to Effective Home-School Communication 98 Home-School Notes 101 Problem-Solving Teams or Large School Conferences 105 Chapter 5: Problem Solving 109 Problem-Solving Models 111 Intervention Assistance Teams (IAT) 112 Intervention-Based Assessment (IBA) 114 Down-and-Dirty Conflict Resolution 118 Back to Time-Out 120 Words Can Hurt 121 Setting Goals 122 Facilitating Change in Your Community 123 Five-Step Approach to Community Planning and Problem Solving 126 Models, Models, Models 130 Chapter 6: Organization 131 Difficulty with Organizing Materials 131 Pitfalls 132 Color Coding 133 Just Do What Comes Naturally 134 Temporal-Sequential Organization 135 Wanted: Organizational Skills 136 Places and Spaces: How to Organize Them 137 To Thine Own Self Be True 138 Darlene's Way 138 Backup and Bypass 139 Nancy's Way 140 Family Organization 142 Chapter 7: Building Interpersonal Skills 147 Skills, Skills, and More Skills 149 The Road to Social Isolation 151 Feelings, Feelings, Feelings 154 Acquiring the Skills 157 Responsibility: "The R Word" 161 Part 3: Overcoming Roadblocks to Success 165 Chapter 8: Judgmental Statements 167 The Need to Know 171 Education Opportunities 173 Choosing Your Battles 176 The Fragile Treasure: Your Child's Spirit 177 Chapter 9: Risk-Taking Behavior 181 Experimenting with Alcohol and Other Drugs 182 Alcohol and Other Drugs: Alligators in the Roadway 184 Alcohol 185 Marijuana 186 Inhalant Abuse 187 Ritalin 188 Prevention 189 Juvenile Delinquency 191 What Works to Prevent Delinquency 193 What Doesn't Work 194 Family Coping Styles 197 Tag-Team Parents 198 Chapter 10: Accentuating the Positive 201 Keep a Smile on Your Face and a Song in Your Heart 202 Living Happily Ever After 204 Baskets and Dave Longaberger 205 Overcoming Adversity 206 Pen Chewers 207 Letters to Parents 208 Don't Give Up 209 What Mama Never Told Me 210 ADD Teen and the Steering Wheel 213 Reach Out 214 A Letter to My Parents 216 A Letter to Peers 217 A Survivor's Story 217 Epilogue 221 Whirlwinds 221 Still Whirling 223 Appendix A: DSM-IV Criteria 227 Appendix B: Diagnostic Criteria for Oppositional Defiant Disorder 229 Appendix C: Diagnostic Criteria for Conduct Disorder 231 Appendix D: Diagnostic Criteria for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 233 Appendix E: Diagnostic Criteria for Tourette Disorder 235 Appendix F: National Resource Organizations 237 Appendix G: Medications Commonly Prescribed to Improve Behavior, Mood, and Learning 239 Appendix H: U.S. Department of Education Memorandum 241 Extra Forms 249 Your Child's Symptoms and Strengths 249 Your Child's Personal Worksheet 250 Home-School Communication 251 Glossary 253 Bibliography 257 Index 261

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