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AD/HD Resources for Your Child: Preschool Through College

October is AD/HD Awareness Month, but kids live with AD/HD year round. Magination Press has published nearly twenty books to support your child with AD/HD, from preschool through college: picture books for the younger ones, journals sharing the experience and how-to-manage books for older kids, and guides to prepare for, apply to, and succeed in college. Check out the full collection of AD/HD books here. Books for Little Kids My Whirling, Twirling Motor and My Wandering Dreaming Mind by Merriam Sarcia Saunders, LMFT, explore the experience of having AD/HD and the negative messages kids often hear about their behavior, providing positive messages emphasizing strengths and accomplishments. Hear Merriam read My Wandering Dreaming Mind aloud here. Also, check out this post about supporting a child with attentional issues featuring an excerpt from the Note to Parents and Caregivers from My Wandering Dreaming Mind. Baxter Turns Down His Buzz: A Story for Little Kids About ADHD by James M. Foley, DEd, describes how Baxter Bunny learns strategies to calm his buzzing mind and zooming body. Read interviews with Dr. Foley and with Baxter's illustrator, Shirley Ng-Benitez. Putting on the Brakes Putting on the Brakes: Understanding And Taking Control Of Your ADD Or ADHD, Third Edition by Patricia O. Quinn, MD and Judith Stern, MA, remains the essential go-to resource for kids, parents, and professionals looking for tips and techniques on managing attention disorders. It provides kids with ADD or ADHD with practical ways to improve their organizational, focusing, studying, and homework skills. Read an interview with Judith Stern here. Magination Press also published a supporting Activity Book and book of 50 Activities and Games for Kids with ADHD. Books especially for girls Get Ready for Jetty!: My Journal About ADHD and Me by Jeanne Kraus "Written in diary form, this is a realistic portrayal of ADHD and how it affects children...the narrative is informative and entertaining, and the protagonist is believable and likable. The layout and colorful, fun illustrations do a great job of drawing in readers. Youngsters who like realistic fiction and are interested in learning about ADHD will appreciate this book."—School Library Journal Read an interview with Jeanne Kraus here. Attention, Girls! A Guide To Learn All About Your AD/HD by Patricia O. Quinn, MD, introduces readers to other girls with AD/HD and their experiences. It also provides strategies to manage attention issues and the many parts of life AD/HD affects. This award-winning book is great for tweens! Learning to…Books for Kids With AD/HD Collection Magination Press has a series of workbooks helping kids with AD/HD to build their executive function, empathy, emotional regulation skills, and attention spans. Here are two books in the series: Learning to Plan and Be Organized: Executive Function for Kids with AD/HD by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD provides  examples and fun activities to help kids manage time, plan projects, and gets things done. Learning To Slow Down And Pay Attention: A Book For Kids About ADHD, Third

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AD/HD Resources for Your Child: Preschool Through College 2020-10-21T23:47:35-04:00