Como ponerte los frenos: Guía para jóvenes para comprender el trastorno de hiperactividad por deficiencia de atención (THDA)

Pages: 64, Black & white
Size: 6" x 9"
Age Range: 8-13
Item #: 4414738
ISBN: 978-0-945354-73-4
List Price: $9.95
Copyright: 1996
Format: Softcover (Spanish)
Other Formats: Softcover
Availability: In Stock
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All you need to know about attention deficit disorder, with or without hyperactivity: what it is and what to do about it. This classic resource for young people, their parents, and professionals is now revised and expanded, covering:

  • What is going on in the brain?
  • What are you feeling?
  • Getting support
  • Getting organized
  • Making friends
  • Understanding medication
About the Authors

Patricia O. Quinn, MD, is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, DC. Dr. Quinn obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. She completed a pediatric internship at Georgetown University Medical Center, a pediatric fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics and Pediatric Psychopharmacology at Georgetown Hospital, and a Pediatric Level 2 residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. Quinn is a well-known international speaker and conducts workshops nationwide about ADHD, and has authored several best-selling and groundbreaking books on the topic. In the last decade, she has devoted her attention professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with ADD (ADHD) with a particular interest on the relationship of a mother and child with ADHD. She also feels a strong commitment to working with teenagers and college students with ADHD, helping them to identify and manage issues specific to their age group. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award.

Judith M. Stern, MA, is an educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She consults with parents and teachers, speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children's study/organizational skills. She is the co-author of four children's books on AD/HD and LD. She has also published chapters in a number of professional books and magazines.

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