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Can I tell you about ADHD?
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1.Introducing Ben who has ADHD. 2. What is it like to have ADHD?. 3. Attention problems. 4. Hyperactivity. 5. Talking a lot. 6. Rushing through chores and schoolwork. 7. Being impatient and impulsive. 8. Safety at the roadside. 9. Anger outbursts. 10. Daydreaming. 11. Forgetting things. 12. Specialist help for people with ADHD. 13. What is ADHD?. 14. What causes ADHD?. 15. ADHD and other conditions. 16. How medication can help. 17. Supporting people with ADHD. 18. How friends can help. 19. How parents can help. 20. How teachers can help. Recommended reading and resources.

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An illustrated guide to learning about ADHD from the perspective of a child with the condition

About the Author

Susan Yarney is a Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician, specialising in ADHD, and works for the National Health Service. She provides strategic leadership for ADHD in her organization, which supports 1200 children with ADHD. She has sat on ADHD advisory groups and is a frequent speaker and writer on ADHD topics. She lives in Cambridgeshire, UK. Chris Martin is an experienced illustrator who has worked for newspapers, magazines and on advertising campaigns. He lives in London, UK.

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This book is a perfect choice for every child diagnosed with ADHD and lends a voice to children with ADHD who are unable to express themselves. Written in an engaging and conversational style, the book provides a window for parents and professionals to see how children with ADHD feel rather than how other's perceive them. I highly recommend this book for children and parents, as well as professionals working with children who have ADHD. -- Dr Inyang Takon, Consultant Paediatrician, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Hertfordshire Because we are getting Ben's point of view about how he feels about his ADHD and how it affects others, we get real insight into what this condition must be like to those with it... This book could be of real importance of children with ADHD, giving them the knowledge about themselves that can be so important when dealing with a serious condition and also helping them to understand that they are not alone. It will also be important to families, teachers and friends because they will find hints and practices to enable them to support the child. An important book all round. -- Healthy Books

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