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SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1TOC Chapter 1: What Is ADD/ADHD? Life with an ADD/ADHD Child Current Definitions ADD Symptoms ADHD Symptoms Other Diagnostic Requirements Rethinking ADD/ADHD Chapter 2: ADD/ADHD Evaluations Diagnostic Dilemmas Qualified Evaluators Medical Tests Evaluation Procedures Mental Health Screening Psychological Evaluations Educational Testing Impediments to Evaluation[NOTE to KJñ can be cut if the book is too long] Getting a Second Opinion Chapter 3: The ADD/ADHD Diet Kids and Food The Food Controversy Food Allergies and Sensitivities Anemia and ADD/ADHD Vitamin B Deficiency Mineral Imbalances Omega 3-Fatty Acids Food Additives Chapter 4: The Heavy Metal Connection Warning Signs The Silent Scourge Lead Poisoning from Paing Lead Poisoning from Food Lead Poisoning from Water Contaminated Air and Soil Other Heavy Metals Overlooked Dangers at Home Chapter 5: Other Causes and Complications The Diagnostic Maze Cause, Effect, or Complication? Biological Causes A Genetic Condition? Avoiding the Diagnostic Trap Talk Therapy Chapter 6: Little Space Cadets: The ADD Child The ADD Child at School ADD or Creative Genius? Growing up ADD Kings of Chaos vs. Absent Minded Professors Space Cadets vs. Spacious Dreamers Recalcitrant Rebels vs. Independent Individualists Different Strokes for Other Folks Allergies and ADD To a Different Drummer Chapter 7: Hyperactive Heroes The Parenting Challenge Healthy and Active Versus Hyperactive Tackling ADHD Symptoms The Boy Factor Rethinking Expectations Thrills, Chills, and Spills The Huckleberry Finn Syndrome Chapter 8: Family Fixes The ADD/ADHD Lifestyle Investing in Family Life Television and ADD/ADHD Dietary Delights Wonderful Weekends Revamping Your Lifestyle Chapter 9: Medication Maze A Potpourri of Problems Medication Evaluations What Your Doctor May Not Know Facts about Stimulant Medications Drawbacks of Stimulant Medication Ritalin and Later Drug Abuse Antidepressants Social Stigmas A Success Story Chapter 10: Over-the-Counter Remedies Treatment Dilemmas Buyer, Beware! Finding an Herbalist Herbs for ADD/ADHD Symptoms The Caffeine Cure Parenting Classes Psychological Counseling Family Therapy Chapter 11: Cutting-Edge Treatments Desperate Cases The Frontal Lobe Factor Neurotherapy Obtaining Neurotherapy Acupuncture Homeopathic Medicine Success Stories Chapter 12: Parents as Behavior Managers Teaching Tactics The Miracle Cure Defining Problem Behaviors Rewarding Good Behavior Shaping Desirable Behaviors Strategies for Success Behavior Modification in Action Chapter 13: Tempering Temper The Mask of Anger The Angry Child Understanding Anger Teaching Temper Control Reducing Aggression Teaching Anger Management Teaching Problem-Solving Anger Management in Action Chapter 14: Chaos Control The Disorganized Child The Parent Factor Teaching Organizational Skills Organizing Projects Teaching Time Management Getting Ready on Time Staying Organized Chapter 15: Calming Young Worry Warts Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome Internalizing Behaviors ìChemicalî Treatments Reassuring Worriers Confronting Worries Head-on Relaxation Exercises Meditation Panic Control Chapter 16: Classroom Coups Sitting Still to Learn The Traditional Classroom Simple Solutions Kid-Friendly Classrooms Learning Style The Gifted Child Special Educational Needs Special Education Services Homeschooling Chapter 17: From Defiance to Compliance Chronic Foot-Dragging Testing the Limits The ìZero Toleranceî Policy Clarifying Rules Teaching Children to Follow Rules The Punishment Problem No More Criticism! Enforcing Consequences Chapter 18: Building Social Savvy Befriending Trouble Peer Power Young Loners Parents as Social Directors Developing People Skills Keeping Friends Finding Social Outlets Positive Peers Chapter 19: Daring to Discipline Dialogue Disasters Identifying Your Parenting Approach Parental Permissiveness Communication Coups When Talking Fails Authoritative Parenting Harsh Discipline Rethinking Discipline Chapter 20: Ending Bedtime Battles Reading Sleep Signals Sleep Apnea and ADD/ADHD Help for Young Insomniacs Bedtime Solutions Best Bedtime Solutions Toddler Sleep Problems Tweens and Sleep Teens and Sleep Rethinking Slumber Parties Appendix A: Explaining ADD/ADHD to Your Child Appendix B: Resources for Parents Index
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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Popular works.