ADHD : Who's Failing Who - understanding the impact of ADHD on our young people, schools and society

Author(s): Brenton Prosser


A ground breaking book for parents and proffessionals that provides a new view of ADHD and its impact on our young people, schools and society. ADHD: Who's Failing Who? aims to help parents, teachers, educational advisers and health professionals make informed decisions about how they can support children with ADHD. Dr Brenton Prosser, a research fellow in education, investigates the recent boom in ADHD diagnosis and the rise in drug treatments to ponder how an obscure medical diagnosis has become a well-known popular phenomenon. He proposes that if we ask only medical questions about ADHD, we will get only medical answers - and more drug treatment. Dr Prosser therefore examines the educational and social dimensionsof ADHD as well. In this way, the book offers a compassionate, balanced and holistic approach tounderstanding the disorder and helps us comprehend the impact of ADHD on our young people,our schools and society. This ground-breaking book provides a new view of ADHD as well as a wealth of advice and practical ideas. This book includes:

  • an examination of myths and facts about ADHD
  • first-hand comments from teenagers with ADHD about their experiences at school
  • practical advice for parents
  • a valuable section outlining 100 handy hints for teachers
First published 2006.


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General Fields

  • : 9781876451714
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : April 2006
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 618.928589
  • : 224
  • : Brenton Prosser