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100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s ADHD: Preschool to College, Second Edition

Author(s): Ruth D. Nass, MD, New York University Medical Center, New York City, New York
Fern Leventhal, PhD, New York University Medical Center, New York City, New York
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763781798
  • Paperback    168 pages      © 2011
Price: $20.95 US List
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Completely revised and updated, 100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s ADHD: Preschool to College, Second Edition is a comprehensive, practical guide for parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Discussing both medical and psycho-social aspects of the condition, Dr. Nass and Dr. Leventhal provide an authoritative yet compassionate explanation of treating this condition and teaching your child strategies for living with ADHD. Comments from parents of children with ADHD bring a first-person perspective to this invaluable resource. 100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s ADHD: Preschool to College, Second Edition offers parents a helping hand in coping with the demands of raising a child with ADHD while setting their children on a course for success in their development, education, and careers.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
Part  3  Medication and ADHD
Part  4  Negotiating for Academic Success
Part  5  Psychosocial Issues

Ruth D. Nass, MD-New York University Medical Center, New York City, New York

Dr. Ruth Nass is a pediatric neurologist at NYU Medical center specializing in developmental problems, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She has a large clinical practice but has also researched extensively about ADHD, particularly with respect to its relationship to tics and Tourette Syndrome. She speaks on the national circuit about ADHD and learning disabilities and has authored many papers and chapters on the subject. This is her first book for parents.

Fern Leventhal, PhD-New York University Medical Center, New York City, New York

Dr. Fern Leventhal, a neuropsychologist, is employed at NYU Medical Center as well as the New York State Psychiatric Institute. In addition, she has a private practice specializing in pediatric assessment. During the last several years, Dr. Leventhal’s research interest has focused on Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Despite a busy personal and professional life, she has also written several articles in conjunction with Dr. Nass.