Author(s): Rebecca Bransletter
The vast amount of information on ADHD can be overwhelming, often leaving parents feeling frustrated, stressed, and powerless to help. But with the professional, accessible advice presented here, parents will learn how to focus on the child and his needs, rather that worries about the future. The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD helps parents: * Obtain and understand a diagnosis * Weigh pros and cons of medication * Find the right treatment * Lower stress levels for both parent and child * Handle sibling issues * Get their child to focus at home and school * Communicate effectively, stay positive, and encourage their child This book provides an all-encompassing look at ADHD-its symptoms, its causes, and its treatment-so that parents can remain flexible, calm, and mindful while taking the necessary steps to create a better future for their child.
Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychologist and school psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Branstetter assesses and counsels children and adolescents with learning and emotional challenges in public schools and in private practice, including children with ADHD. Dr. Branstetter is the author of the popular blog Notes from the School Psychologist, as well as The Everything(R) Parent's Guide to Children with Executive Functioning Disorder, a popular guide for families of children with ADHD.