Working With Children With ADHD

Format: DVD
Other Format: VHS
Running Time: Over 100 minutes
Item #: 4310712
ISBN: 978-1-59147-219-3
List Price: $99.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $69.95
Copyright: 2005
Availability: In Stock
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Description

In Working With Children With ADHD, Dr. Vincent J. Monastra shows viewers his approach to helping children who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is characterized by symptoms involving inattention and may also include impulsivity and hyperactivity.

Dr. Monastra works closely with physicians to determine first what, if any, neurological, medical, or nutritional components there are to a child's ADHD, and after these have been treated, moves on to assessing and treating any functional issues that remain.

In this session, Dr. Monastra works with a 7-year-old boy named Christopher who has previously been diagnosed with ADHD. The video shows the presession assessment of the client, which includes Christopher taking computerized attention and academic measures while connected to an EEG brainwave monitor. In the session itself, Dr. Monastra provides psychoeducation that helps to change the framework in which Christopher and his mother were viewing his problems.

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