The "Putting On the Brakes" Activity Book for Young People with ADHD

Pages: 88, Black & white
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Age Range: 8-13
Item #: 4414576
ISBN: 978-0-945354-57-4
List Price: $14.95
Publication Date: October 1993
Format: Softcover
Note: This book is out of print and no longer available for purchase.
Overview

This book is out of print. However, the Second Edition is available.

The "Putting on the Brakes" Activity Book for Young People with ADHD provides dozens of ways to spark and hold the interest of young readers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Designed as the companion to the extraordinarily popular Putting on the Brakes, Second Edition: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, this book allows children to put their understanding of ADHD into action. Using pictures, puzzles, and other techniques to assist in the learning of a range of skills, this book helps teach problem solving, organizing, setting priorities, planning, maintaining control—all of those hard-to-learn skills that make everyday life just a little more manageable. Throughout, clear, encouraging instructions provide support even when a given project seems "too tough."

Topics covered include:

  • Developing Skills
  • Understanding Yourself
  • Getting Organized
  • Following Directions
  • Studying Effectively
  • Making Friends
  • Finding Support
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