The authors provide insight into and an analysis of accurately diagnosing the ADD child, managing problem areas, and helping the child cope at school and at home. A thorough discussion about the use of stimulant drugs (Dr. Bill calls them "focus pills") describes appropriate use and misuse, and stresses that the drugs should be used in combination with other, more holistic therapies. Thompson's expertise in neurofeedback is presented as an effective alternative therapy. At a time when many schools have lengthy "Ritalin lines" in front of the nurse's office every day, Sears and Thompson's book is a welcome relief for parents looking for a wide scope of alternatives. --Ericka Lutz --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is a great book. I would highly recommend for parents struggling with an A.D.D. child. It helps everyone understand how the child feels and what he/she is going through.Published 3 months ago by Andrew Warren
I haven't read the whole thing yet, but the parts that I have read, have opened up my understanding and helped me to help my daughter. Read morePublished 8 months ago by HappyShopper
My son has been diagnosed with ADHD and this book has helped me understand his condition and why he acts the way he does. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Carrie
I like it it's what they discussed, again not for me all three books are for a friend with an Autistic child, I hope she likes it.Published 20 months ago by Gregory D. Kelly
Absolutely love this book. Easy to understand how a child with ADHD must feel and what can help daily. Buy this book!!!!Published 21 months ago by Marissa Steinberg
I love Dr. Sears and this book made me love him more! We were not certain that our 4-year-old was ADD until we read this book. I was scared to give her that "label". But Dr. Read morePublished on January 11, 2008 by Stephanie Standley
After reading almost all the ADD books out there, I turned to this one. I admit that many times I find Dr Sears to be a bit too permissible and touchy-feely. Read morePublished on March 8, 2006 by Mom of 2