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First written in 1999, the new edition of Understanding Girls with ADHD is better than ever.



In this expanded and updated book, Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman, and Patricia Quinn rise to the occasion and deliver a comprehensive, up-to-date, and readable book that illuminates the complexity of ADHD in girls and women, both across the lifespan and across multiple domains of life (e.g.,
home, school, the workplace, close relationships). Blending clinical examples, case material, and a masterful synthesis of research findings around the world, the authors reveal the roots of ADHD in females during the preschool years, also summarizing relevant causal factors, and display the highly individualized journeys through childhood, adolescence, and adulthood that these girls and women face. The book's latter chapters make use of the information on ADHD and development and provide a synthesis of the kinds of treatment strategies needed to intervene with the complex issues faced by girls and families who struggle with ADHD. The authors' working through the executive functioning deficits experienced by so many girls with ADHD―and their deployment of vivid examples of right vs. wrong ways of approaching such problems―will be of great importance for large numbers of families. Even more, the authors emphasize that ADHD rarely exists in a vacuum and that understanding and treating co-morbid disorders is essential.

Understanding Girls with ADHD does not shy away from key areas of controversy. How, for example, can a family know whether it's ADHD or another set of problems that's the primary issue? How does one deal with the potential use of medication, which is plagued by bad press and abundant myths but which can, as part of a multi-faceted treatment plan, provide great benefit if the right dose is found and if the doctor works with the family to monitor positive effects and side effects carefully? What about longterm risk for eating pathology, substance abuse, and other difficult areas of impairment of salience for girls? How can girls and their families break through the thicket of negative expectations and sometimes-toxic family interactions to pave the way for a different set of outcomes?

Clearly, ADHD does not look the same across different individuals, especially girls. Understanding Girls with ADHD emphasizes the multiple ways in which ADHD can manifest itself across different people, families, and ages.

Always sensitive, and without hesitation in providing an authoritative tone, this book will empower girls and their families in ways that are sorely needed. Its emphasis on gender-specific manifestations of ADHD and its inclusion of practical means of attacking the executive-function deficits that plague girls and women with ADHD will ensure its continued status as core guidebook.

Written with compassion and sensitivity, and full of the clinical wisdom that accompanies years of experience on the front lines, Understanding Girls with ADHD is the go-to book for those needing guidance, support, and knowledge about female manifestations of ADHD.

Concentration, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your Ad/Hd
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Concentration, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your Ad/Hd by Magination Press
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Suitable for 'tween' girls (ages 7-11) who have ADD/ADHD, this title offers girls, their parents, and professionals practical tips and techniques for managing attention disorders and the many aspects of life that these disorders can affect. It includes useful lessons that are simple to apply.

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    08/29/16 ,via BBC News

    Amongst his fans and muses are Rocky Horror Show's Richard O'Brien and Patricia Quinn, along with musician Brian Eno, broadcaster Mavis Nicholson, actresses Rula Lenska and Amanda Barrie, and fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes, of whom Mr 

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  • 50 Activities and Games for Kids with ADHD

    Magination Press. 2000. ISBN: 1591474833,9781591474838. 94 pages.

    A collection of articles, games, puzzles, activities, suggestions, and resources, which were previously published in the newsletter "Brakes," for children with attention deficit disorder.

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    08/31/16 ,via Chicago Pride

    Illinois became the 16th state to make gay marriage legal after then-Gov. Pat Quinn signed the marriage law in November, 2013. "The wait is over," Orr boasted as he welcomed the 10K couple, which was greeted with a gorgeous rainbow cake, bouquet of flowers ...

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    09/01/16 ,via Daily Mail

    Christina will play Magenta, the role played by Patricia Quinn in the Seventies film. The mother-of-one joins Orange Is The New Black's Laverne Cox, who will step into Tim Curry's shoes to play sexually ambiguous Dr Frank-N-Furter. The Rocky Horror ...

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