Put Yourself in Their Shoes: Understanding Teenagers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Paperback)
This book provides the reader with a sense of what it is like to be an adolescent with ADHD. Contained is up-to-date information on how ADHD affects the lives of adolescents at home, in school, in the workplace, and in social relationships. Although primarily written for parents, the information contained is also very suitable for teenagers, educators, and health professionals. Concepts discussed include controversial treatments for ADHD, medications to treat ADHD, building positive communication at home, problem-solving strategies to resolve family conflict, ADHD and the military, study strategies to improve learning, ADHD and delinquency, 200 educational accommodations for ADHD teens, and more.
Harvey C. Parker, PhD, has been one of the country's leading ADHD advocates a founder of CHADD, a national organization founded to help children and adults with ADHD. He is an author and coauthor of over ten books, including The ADHD Handbook for Schools, The ADHD Workbook for Parents, Study Strategies Made Easy, and Study Strategies for Early School Success. He lectures nationally to parents and professional groups and maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Plantation, Florida.