Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids with ADD or ADHD, Second Edition

Pages: 96, Black & white
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Age Range: 8-13
Item #: 441B027
ISBN: 978-1-4338-0441-0
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 2009
Format: Softcover
Availability: In Stock
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Overview

This updated edition of the bestselling classic is packed with fun exercises for kids with attention difficulties.

This book will challenge kids and empower them to be the best they can be!

What's Inside

  • All about AD/HD

  • All about You

  • Help Managing your AD/HD

  • Friendships

  • Getting Organized

  • Sharpening Your Skills

  • Succeeding in School

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 a teacher and educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities specialist, reading specialist, and classroom teacher. She is the co-author of four children's books on AD/HD and LD.

About the Illustrator
Joe Lee is an illustrator and author with many years of experience. He is the illustrator of multiple books and an award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Bloomington Herald-Times.
Reviews & Awards
Putting on the Brakes Activity Book is loaded with fun, engaging activities to help children with AD/HD understand themselves better and gain control over their lives. The easy-to-do activities help children learn how to make and keep friends, stay organized, and improve academic skills. When my students tried some of the activities, I saw immediate results, and so did they!
—Elizabeth Crames Grossman, MA, MEd, learning specialist and private tutor for children with special needs
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