"Sandy Reif's vast knowledge of youngsters with ADD/ASHD is readily apparent in her impressive new book. In a refreshingly concise, easy-to-read style, she provides a wealth of information about ADD/ADHD that will serve as a wonderful resource for parents, teachers, and other professionals. The recommendations she offers for both the home and school environment are clear, practical, and achievable and based on a belief in the child's ability to succeed."
— Robert Brooks, Ph.D., author of The Self-Esteem Teacher and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School
"Sandy Rief has provided an encyclopedia of practical information, tips, and suggestions. The organization of The ADD/ADHD Checklist makes a very large volume of information easily accessible to the reader. Ms. Reif has deftly blended the current scientific knowledge concerning ADHD with a wealth of experiential knowledge developed from her years as an educator."
— Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., coauthor of Managing Attention Disorders in Children, Second Edition and on the faculty of the University of Utah
"I teach many in-service workshops on AD/HD Checklist for parents and educators. The ADD/ADHD Checklist is the book I have been waiting for. I'll be referring many people to it because its comprehensive, but simple, format of checklists will be valuable in providing that 'extra understanding' that parents and educators need to help those with AD/HD achieve successful outcomes."
— Linda P. Smith, educator and parent of an AD/HD child
From the Back Cover
The purpose of The ADD/ADHD Checklist is to better understand children and teenagers with ADD/ADHD and the kind of support and intervention that is necessary for their success. Written in a simple, concise, easy-to-read checklist format, the book is packed with practical advice and information on a wide range of topics and is organized into the following five sections:
- Checklists for Basic Information on ADD/ADHD
- Checklists for Parents
- Checklists for Teachers
- Academic Strategies for Home and School
- Other Important Checklists for Parents and Teachers
As the author reminds us, "It is never too late to help a child with ADD/ADHD. If I am able to convey any message throughout this book, I wish it to be one of hope and optimism. When we work together, each and every one of our children can succeed!"
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