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What Every Parent Needs to Know



342 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: May 2019

ISBN 9781610022644

Rights: WOR

American Academy of Pediatrics (May 2019)
American Academy Of Pediatrics


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Medically sound advice for parents of children with ADHD from the most trusted name in child health

Fully updated with the latest American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for the treatment and care of individuals with ADHD, this award-winning guide offers parents balanced, reassuring information to help them understand and manage this challenging and often misunderstood condition. Topics covered include: evaluation and diagnosis, coexisting conditions, behavior therapy, ADHD and academics, the role of medication, complementary and alternative treatments, ADHD and the teenage years, the role of the medical home, and special education services and laws. Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other parents, helping them feel less alone.

Author Biography

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians. Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP, is a clinical professor of pediatrics at The Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and UVM Children's Hospital. Mark L. Wolraich, MD, FAAP, is the Shaun Walters Professor of Pediatrics, Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor, and chief of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.