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Blake Taylor's book, ADHD and Me, is stereotype-busting from the outset. How can a whirlwind of a boy, now young man, like Blake, write such a lucid, disclosing, revealing, and, above all, insightful book? The book blends extremely personal descriptions of situations, binds, conflicts, and realities, some humorous and some deadly serious, with extremely useful practical information on how to cope with and overcome the often-devastating symptoms and impairments related to ADHD. Most of all, the book serves to humanize a label and a condition that are too frequently viewed with skepticism and even derision. This is a must-read for people of all ages who are concerned with ADHD, mental illness, treatment, coping, and stigma.
—Stephen P. Hinshaw, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley
Taylor offers readers an inside look at how he gets along on a daily basis as well as a guide for people in the same situation … Students struggling with ADHD and their parents will benefit from the author’s insights.
—Library Journal, 15 November 2007
Taylor speaks to fellow teens and their families with an authority few experts can muster.
—Publishers Weekly, 17 November 2007
Amazing thank you very helpful! Highly recommended!
Renee (Rivki) Silverberg
Author of Understanding Children and Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders... Read more
extraordinary writing from a young man with ADHD. Each chapter he delineates a problem he has faced and then he gives good counsel about how to overcome it -what he has learned. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joel Peterson
He tells his story and gives examples of his ADHD. Then he gives solutions to the problems. Good way to understand ADHD directly from a person with this diagnosis.Published 6 months ago by artsteach
An eye opening look inside a kid with ADHD. Well written, quick moving and powerful. Changed my perspective on ADHDPublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was a great book full of honesty. It was a glimpse into the thoughts of someone with ADHD. I loved it!Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I found this book helpful in terms of what a student can do, rather than be constantly told about their limitations. Read morePublished 12 months ago by doctor from the black lagoon
Accurate, objective, well organized, insightful treatise of a much publicized disability. Should be read by professionals dealing with youngsters diagnosed with A. D. H. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Alan R. Traeger
A very quick, easy read, Taylor's stories of growing up with ADHD will inspire others who struggle, and provide guidance for parents looking for insights about what their ADHD... Read morePublished 12 months ago by mvc319
This book is a MUST for anyone with ADHD. It has also been a great help to me as a parent of an ADHDer. Read morePublished 13 months ago by kmkehrwald