ADHD: A Teenager's Guide Book
- Written to be a comprehensive guide for teenagers with ADHD
Question and answer format make book easy to read
Covers topics like depression, learning disabilities, and life after school is over
Useful tool for helping parents and caregivers sympathize with life for a teenager with ADHD
Ages: 12 and up
ADHD: A Teenager's Guide [new and revised edition] by James J. Crist, Ph.D. Being a teenager is hard enough, with many competing pressures and expectations from parents, teachers, coaches, etc. For teenagers who suffer from ADHD, these pressures can be overwhelming. Written for a teenager who is tired of hearing, "You're just lazy!" and "I know you can do better!" this comprehensive guide features everything teens want to know about ADHD. The question and answer format makes the book engaging and easy to read. Chapters address such concerns as getting through high school and college, depression, learning disabilities, and life after school is completed. This book is also a useful tool for parents and caregivers to understand what life is like for a teenager who has ADHD. There is a chapter specific for parents/caregivers, A Chapter for Parents, which deals with how you can help your child cope more effectively with ADHD. The revised edition also covers the concept of executive functioning, highlights new treatments, addresses changes in school accommodations for students with ADHD, and includes an updated resources section. Soft cover, 201 pages. Recommended for ages 12 and up.