Contains practical ways to improve organization, focus, study and homework skills, as well as information on making and keeping friends, dealing with emotions, improving self-esteem, overcoming sleep problems, understanding medication, and managing anxiety.
Tyler's brain is different. Unlike his friends, he has a hard time paying attention in class. He acts out in goofy, over-the-top ways. Sometimes, he even does dangerous things--like cut up a bus seat with a pocketknife or hang out of an attic window. Nobody, including Tyler, understands why he does these things until his doctor diagnoses him with ADHD. But that is just the start of his journey.
Sixth-grader Emilia Torres struggles with ADHD, her controlling abuela, her mother's work commitments, her father's distance after returning from deployment, evolving friendships, and a conflict over school redistricting.
Twelve-year-old Clea wants to do her homework, follow instructions, pay attention in school, and play chess on the school team, but somehow she cannot focus on whatever is in front of her, and the other kids at school are starting to notice and make fun of her; when her worried parents take her to be tested she finds out that she has ADHD (only without the hyperactivity)--and with help from the psychiatrist who seems to really understand her she is...
"The Homework Squad is here for kids with ADHD! This easy-to-use guide will help with key study skills to improve reading, writing, math, listening, memorization, concentration, and more! Bite-sized tips and tricks, journal prompts, and advice for challenges help kids with ADHD recognize how they learn best and act on that knowledge. This is an accessible, straightforward, and relatable guide to key study skills for kids with ADHD that features a...
"Life with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be easier if you take the right approach"--Cover.
Lucas can't be quiet. He has ADHD. With professional help, Lucas learns to live more peacefully. Includes a guide for parents.
"Featuring real-life advice, strategies, and tips, Learning to Plan and Be Organized is a practical guide that teaches kids with AD/HD how to enhance their executive function skills of planning and organization. This reader-friendly and easy-to-use book includes checklists, pointers, and activities. The book also includes illustrations that will help hold children's interest. Includes additional resources for parents."--Amazon.com.
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse -- Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for...
"Attention deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD) and self-compassion experts Mark Bertin and Karen Bluth bring teens powerful skills for overcoming self-criticism and building the executive functioning skills they need to become more confident, resilient, and independent. The book includes mindfulness tools to help teens accept the limitations of ADHD, and self-compassion strategies to help them stop beating themselves up and comparing themselves to their...
"Meet Annabelle! She loves to draw and play her ukulele. She also has Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Annabelle is real and so are her experiences. Learn about her life in this illustrated narrative nonfiction picture book for elementary students"--
"A young boy with ADHD feels like he is constantly driven by a 'motor.' He is constantly getting in trouble, even when he is not trying to be naughty. But his mom helps him focus on the things he does right each day"--
Fourth-graders Hank, Ashley, and Frankie are excitedly preparing for a magic show at the Rock 'N Bowl when Hank's creative alternative to an English essay lands him in detention and grounded the week of the show.
Living with his mother in a Berlin apartment house, Rico, a young boy with ADHD, enjoys playing detective games but when his friend Oskar suddenly disappears, possibly taken by a serial kidnapper, Rico determines to use his skills to find his friend.
What are ADHD? What does it mean to have ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, enjoyable relationships with peers? In kid-friendly language and a format that welcomes reluctant and easily distracted readers, this book helps kids know they're not alone and offers practical strategies for taking care of oneself, modifying behavior, enjoying school, having fun, and dealing
"In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of ADHD and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with ADHD and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of ADHD is highlighted."--Amazon.com