This innovative program offers practical, useful strategies for people with AD/HD, so that they can make use of their brain functions that do work well and learn day-to-day skills that may otherwise be too difficult to master. Based on the concept of visual thinking and filled with tips on how to keep the body at its highest functioning level, this program helps AD/HD sufferers become successful in their everyday lives. The authors share simple yet powerful techniques to develop and harness the strengths of the visual right brain, while at the same time demonstrating how treatment for AD/HD can maximize success.
A roadmap to a common--but complicated--disorder. Is there a cure for ADHD? What symptoms should you be looking for? Could your child be misdiagnosed? When your child is diagnosed with ADHD, you want to do all you can to get the help you need to support your child. Unfortunately, the vast amount of information on ADHD can be overwhelming and leave you feeling frustrated, stressed, and powerless to help. But with the professional, accessible advice presented here, you can get the one-stop support you need to: Obtain and understand a diagnosis Find the right treatment Discipline your child effectively Get your child to focus at home and school Stay positive, and encourage your child This guide provides an all-encompassing look at ADHD so that you can feel confident about taking the necessary steps to create a better future for your child.
How Every Teacher Can Help Struggling Students Succeed
Author: Susan Winebrenner
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
A gold mine of practical, easy-to-use teaching methods, strategies, and tips to improve learning outcomes for students who score below proficiency levels. This fully revised and updated third edition of Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom provides information on integrated learning, problem solving, and critical thinking in line with Common Core State Standards and 21st-century skills. It reflects the use of technology and schoolwide cluster grouping in support of all students and includes proven, practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step instructions for how to use them. Sidebars throughout highlight special information for working with students on the autism spectrum; “tech tips” describe technologies that are especially useful for kids with LD. Digital content includes all of the book’s customizable forms, additional content organization charts, and a PDF presentation for book study groups and professional development.
Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.
The source of choice for concise and easy-to-use guidance on the latest advances in therapeutics. More than 300 leading practitioners from 15 countries describe their preferred techniques for managing hundreds of common disorders affecting every organ system. With 94% new authorship, each chapter offers fresh perspectives on the hottest topics. Each condition is addressed by an international authority with extensive experience specific to the topic. Extensive index facilitates rapid recovery of information. Selected by librarians as a "first-purchase selection" on the Brandon/Hill selected list of books and journals for the small medical library. Updated yearly under the expert editorial leadership of Drs. Rakel and Bope-making this one of the most trusted resources worldwide 94% new authorship provides all new approaches to therapy. Information on recently-approved and soon-to-be-approved drugs, as well timely information on herbal products. Includes new topics on Eye, Ears, Nose & Throat, Vision Correction Procedures and Smallpox. Offers up-to-date information on hot topics such as insomnia · pain · chronic fatigue syndrome · lyme disease · vision correction procedures · pulmonary embolism · sleep apnea · acute myocardial infarction · angina pectoris · atrial fibrillation · hypertension · gastritis and peptic ulcer disease · gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) · tumors of the rectum and colon · hyperlipoproteinemias · obesity · osteoporosis · acute renal failure · urinary incontinence · asthma in adolescents and adults · melanoma · Alzheimer's disease · attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder · headache · rehabilitation of the stroke patient · osteoarthritis · antepartum care · chlamydia trachomatis · diseases of the breast · pelvic inflammatory disease · mood disorder · panic disorder.
Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond
Author: Donna Goldberg
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Family & Relationships
A must-read for parents, The Organized Student contains hands-on strategies for teaching your disorganized child how to organize for success in middle school and high school, with special tips for kids with ADD/ADHD and learning disorders. The overstuffed backpack, the missing homework, the unused planner, the test he didn’t know about. Sound familiar? When the disorganized child meets the departmentalized structure of middle school, everything can fall apart. Even the academically successful child will start to falter if she misses deadlines, loses textbooks, or can’t get to class on time. This practical book is full of hands-on strategies for helping parents identify and teach organizational skills. Educational consultant Donna Goldberg has developed these methods by working with hundreds of students and in this book she provides: -Assessments to gather information about your child’s learning style, study habits, and school requirements -Guidelines for taming that overstuffed binder and keeping it under control -PACK—a four-step plan for purging and reassembling a backpack or locker -Instructions for organizing an at-home work space for the child who studies at a desk or the child who studies all over the house -Ways to help your child graduate from telling time to managing time -Special tips for kids with learning disabilities and kids who have two homes...and more The Organized Student is a must for any parent who has heard the words, “I can’t find my homework!”
Written by prominent researchers and consultants in the field of pediatric psychology and psychiatry, this first volume covers: developmental issues and disabilities, legal issues in a pediatric setting, sleep, anxiety, and eating disorders, substance abuse, and much more.