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Please note --A note on gender --Introduction --Chapter 1. What is ADHD? --Chapter 2. Does my child have ADHD? Evaluation and diagnosis --Chapter 3. What should we do? Treatment options --Chapter 4. The role of medications --Chapter 5. Managing ADHD at home --Chapter 6. Parent training in behavior management: parenting techniques that work --Chapter 7. Your child at school --Chapter 8. Advocating for your child and others --Chapter 9. When is it not just ADHD: identifying coexisting conditions --Chapter 10. Complementary and alternative treatments for ADHD --Chapter 11. ADHD in adolescence --Chapter 12. A look at your child's future --Index.
"Fully updated with the latest AAP recommendations, this award-winning guide offers parents balanced, reassuring information to help them manage this condition. Topics include: evaluation and diagnosis, coexisting conditions, behavior therapy, ADHD and academics, the role of medication, and complementary and alternative treatments. Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other caretakers."--provided by publisher.
Hagan, Joseph F., Jr.
American Academy of Pediatrics.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder : what every parent needs to know.