Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, Third Edition


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  • Classic, go to guide for kids 8 to 13
  • Gives kids with ADHD tools for success
  • Practical suggestions for organization, focusing, studying, homework & more
  • Tips on making friends, controlling emotions, & being healthy

Now in its 20th year of publication, Putting on the Brakes remains the essential go-to resource for kids, parents, and professionals looking for tips and techniques on managing attention disorders.

This third edition is updated and revised throughout with the latest info, resources, medication types, and glossary terms on ADHD. Written by two nationally recognized ADHD experts, Putting on the Brakes is loaded with practical ways to improve organizational, focusing, studying, and homework skills and contains more strategies for making friends, controlling emotions, and being healthy.

This book gives kids with ADHD the tools for success in and out of school and helps them to feel empowered to be the best they can be!

Softcover 7 x 8 inches, 112 pages, Ages 8-13 


Patricia O. Quinn, MD, is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, DC. Dr. Quinn is a well-known international speaker and conducts workshops nationwide about ADHD, and has authored several best-selling and groundbreaking books on ADHD including Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD and with co-author Theresa Maitland, PhD, Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen With ADHD or LD for College and On Your Own: A College Readiness Guide for Teens With ADHD/LD.  In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award.

Judith M. Stern, MA, is an educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems.  She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She consults with parents and teachers, speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children's study/organizational skills.  She is the co-author of four children's books on ADHD and LD, including with Uzi Ben-Ami, PhD, Many Ways to Learn, Second Edition: A Kid's Guide to LD.