Table of contents for Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, bipolar, and more! : the one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals / Martin Kutscher with contributions by Tony Attwood, Robert R. Wolff.

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Contents
Introduction
Why this book?
Who is this book for?
How to use this book
1. Diagnosis: General Principles
	The "syndrome mix"
	First signs
	Formal evaluation
	Summary
2. Treatment: General Principles
	Adjusting your own mindset
Understanding the child's mindset
	How to change the child's behavior
	Quick quiz on angry behavior
3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
	Defining ADHD
	Real-life symptoms of ADHD and executive dysfunction
	Neurological basis of ADHD
	Treatment of ADHD and disorganization
	"Will it be okay?"
4. Learning Disabilities (by Robert R. Woolf and Martin L. Kutscher)
	Learning about learning disabilities
Supporting the child with learning disabilities
	Specific learning disabilities
5. Autistic Spectrum Disorders: An Overview
	Skills involved in communication
	Categories of communication disorders: Sorting them out
6. Asperger's Syndrome and Its Treatment (by Tony Attwood)
	Adjustment to being different
	Making friends: Motivation and encouragement
	Managing emotions
	Learning: Abilities and style
	Special interests
	Can the signs become less conspicuous?
7. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
	Generalized anxiety disorder
	Obsessive-compulsive disorder
	Treatment
8. Sensory Integration Dysfunction (by Joelle Glick)
	How the brain works (in four paragraphs)
	What is sensory integration dysfunction?
	Getting professional help
Treatment activities for home and school
9. Tics and Tourette's
	Basic definitions
	A complex problem
	Treatment and accommodations
10. Depression
	Defining depression and dysthymia
	Treatment
11. Bipolar Depression
	What is bipolar depression?
	Treatment
12. Oppositional Defiant Disorder
	What is oppositional defiant disorder?
	Relationship with other disorders
	Treatment
13. Central Auditory Processing Disorders
	What is central auditory processing?
	Diagnosing CAPD
	Treatments at home and school
14. Medications
	Medicating kids? What is this world coming to?
	Medications for ADHD
	Medications for depression
	Medications for anxiety
	Medications for OCD
	Medications for bipolar depression
	Medications for tic disorders
Appendix 1: Behavioral Checklist
Appendix 2: Quick Quiz on Executive Dysfunction
Appendix 3: Further Reading: Books and Internet Resources
References
About the Authors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Behavior disorders in children.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Learning disabled children.
Tourette syndrome in children.
Manic-depressive illness in children.
Child psychopathology.
Asperger's syndrome.
Autism in children.