ADHD expert Blythe Grossberg, Psy.D draws on her 15+ years of experience in treating childhood and adult ADHD with a compassionate and practical guide for stressed parents to support children with ADHD. Written in an easy-to-read format, this accessible manual offers a solid starting point for grasping the essentials of ADHD. As a learning specialist with more than 15 years of experience, Blythe Grossberg understands the value of providing proper support for children with ADHD. In Focused, she illuminates practical principles and effective ways for parents to create a safe home and school environment for children with ADHD. Ideal for parents or caretakers of recently diagnosed children, Focused features a thoughtful and eye-opening overview of ADHD by dispelling many misconceptions about the condition, as well as highlighting common coexisting conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and learning and mood disorders. You'll learn to uncover your child's considerable strengths, and work around their obstacles with concrete, actionable activities that improve executive functioning, support emotional development, and promote positive behavior. Become your child's best advocate, with: Over 40 targeted strategies to help your child manage ADHD from preschool through adulthood A straightforward overview of ADHD in children Modification tips for adapting strategies to your child's unique needs Helpful tools, including a quiz and worksheets, to supplement your ADHD treatment plan A quick start guide detailing 5 essential tips for parents
BLYTHE GROSSBERG, PSY.D, is the author of Making ADD Work and numerous other books about ADHD, learning disabilities, and Asperger's. A learning specialist in New York City, she has over 15 years experience helping children and adults improve their performance in school and at work. She is the winner of the Gold Medal for the Mom's Choice Awards. She is a member of the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA).