1st Edition

Take Control of ADHD The Ultimate Guide for Teens With ADHD

By Ruth Spodak, Kenneth Stefano Copyright 2011
    152 Pages
    by Prufrock Press

    Take Control of ADHD: The Ultimate Guide for Teens With ADHD helps teens take control of their disorder and find success in school and in life. By creating the “ADHD Attention Profile” discussed in the book, readers will recognize how ADHD affects them, discover coping strategies and technology tools to improve their focus, and develop a self-advocacy plan they can use immediately.

    The book presents the latest research and information on ADHD in a conversational style that teens can understand easily, allowing them to develop a better understanding of their disorder. By including suggestions from teens with ADHD, the authors offer tons of advice, information, and ideas for students, from students just like them. This handy guidebook is sure to help teens with ADHD learn to refocus their attention and find success in school and beyond!

    Ages 12-18

    Acknowledgments Foreword Introduction Chapter 1 ADHD—What Is It? Chapter 2 How Did I Get It? Chapter 3 What Does It Look Like? Chapter 4 How Long Does It Last? Chapter 5 What Does Treatment Look Like? Chapter 6 How Do I Get Help at School? Chapter 7 How Can Technology Help? Chapter 8 What Can I Do for Myself? Chapter 9 Putting It All Together Your Attention Profile Resources References About the Authors


    Ruth Spodak, Ph.D., is a psychologist and educational advocate with more than 30 years of experience evaluating and counseling children and adults with ADHD.

    Kenneth Stefano, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist who has worked with children with ADHD and related emotional issues and their families. He is the codirector of Spodak, Stefano, & Associates in the Washington, DC, area.