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ADHD
ISBN: 9780531122617
Author: Trueit, Trudi Strain
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
Published: March 2004
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Annotation: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder found in American children. Millions of children suffer from behavioral problems that disrupt their lives, interfering with the ability to lead a normal, joyful life. In ADHD, author Trudi Trueit investigates the issues at the heart of the ADHD debate. This book explores the history of ADHD, as well as symptoms, possible causes, and methods of treatment. It also includes firsthand accounts from young people whose lives were touched and changed by this devastating disorder.
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Physical Information: 0.40" H x 8.22" L x 6.06" W 79 pages
Bargain Category: Social Issues, Reference, Non-Fiction, Middle School
 
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Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2004 July)
Gr 3-6-Andrews emphasizes that meditation is not a flaky practice, or a particularly religious one, but one that's designed to reduce stress and help individuals manage their lives. Four chapters explain the why and how of meditating. Questionnaires dealing with self-awareness and feeling overwhelmed are inserted into the text. Two drawings-one of a full lotus, the other of a half lotus, are included. Landau defines dyslexia as a "learning difference," not a "learning disability." In four clearly written chapters, she describes the condition and suggests methods for managing it. There is no "cure," nor does one outgrow it. The book offers solid, basic information; there are no illustrations. Trueit explains ADHD well, also addressing the issue of overdiagnosis. Illustrations show the brain and neurotransmitters. Three books that offer solid, easy-to-understand information, without flashy designs.-Linda Beck, Indian Valley Public Library, Telford, PA Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.