Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 9:17PM
Heather Hardison

Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child

 

By: Edward Hallowell, MD and Peter Jensen

 

Dr. Hallowell is the leading expert in the world on the subject of ADHD. He has written several very informative and educational books on understanding ADHD. This book offers a more positive stance on ADHD and helps parents to understand how the mind of their ADHD child works and offers suggestions on how to engage the child based on the child's personal interets and passions that help to motivate them in life. Dr. Hallowell, who also has lived with ADHD his whole life, offers a unique perspective into this ADHD world. His insight helps to bridge the gap that often exists between parents and children who suffer in isolation from ADHD. He and Jensen offer positive reframes on the usual negative characteristics associated with the disorder. This more positive outlook helps to create a more supportive and understanding environment for those that already feel worlds apart from the rest of society. ADHD does not have to be a devastating blow when diagnosed. There are many gifts that come with ADHD that are highlighted in this book. The first step to helping and reaching these children is to offer their parents the knowlege they need about understanding ADHD so that they can help foster the type of environment and upbringing that is going to direct these children down the right path in school and life. Living with someone with ADHD can be challenging but also can be very rewarding if you know how to help them reach their full potential. If you have a child with ADHD and want to understand their inner world pick up this quick read and find ways to connect!

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