Author: Mary Anne Richey
Product Code: 1100
ISBN: 9781646321100
Pages: 304
Availability: In stock.


The second edition of the best-selling Raising Boys With ADHD features the latest information on research and treatment for boys with ADHD. This book:

  • Empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond.
  • Covers topics not often found in other parenting guides.
  • Provides a strength-based approach to helping boys discover their strengths and abilities.
  • Helps boys become motivated, successful, and independent adults.
  • Discusses the preschool years, early diagnosis, and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college.

Filled with practical knowledge, a dynamic action planning guide, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.


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by Jennifer Valentine
on 4/16/2021
from Wellington, Florida
A true ADHD handbook
As a clinician and a family member of several people diagnosed with ADHD, I found this book to be informative, practical, child centered, and most importantly... optimistic! 

I loved the recommendations for books to read to children so they can understand their own strengths and weaknesses and the practical take away strategies. The fact versus myth section was presented in a digestible and direct format and backed by research. I am very appreciative of the chapter dedicated to treatment options and especially the pages regarding evidence based interventions other than medication since a multifaceted approach is often the most effective. For parents, the step by step approach from evaluation to treatment to monitoring is very detailed and organized. Also, it’s very helpful that the last half of the book details what parents can expect and how to effectively manage ADHD from the developmental years through the teenage years so it has information and strategies relevant to all age groups. Lastly, it provides a guide to all of the different levels of support available within the community but also within the school setting (504 vs. IEP) and an action plan to help set short and long term goals. I will be recommending this book to all of the families I work with from this point forward. 
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Review: Midwest Book Review - May 17, 2021
Effectively written for the non-specialist general reader, "Raising Boys With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Successful, Happy Sons" is the ideal introduction for parents to the subject of raising boys having to deal with ADHD at home, at school, and everywhere else. A complete introductory course of parenting information, instruction, tips and techniques, "Raising Boys With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Successful, Happy Sons" is especially and unreservedly recommended for family, community, college and university library Parenting Skills collections in general, and ADHD supplemental studies curriculums in particular.
 

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