How to Deal with Very Difficult Children New edition
By (author) Alan Train
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ADHD by Alan Train
Book DescriptionWhy do some children find it impossible to sit still, concentrate, complete a task or control their emotions? The causes of the increasingly recognised condition ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) are a matter of debate, but the problems that it creates can have a disastrous effect on a child's ability to learn, socialise and lead a normal life. Alan Train draws on many years' experience of working with emotionally fragile children to offer solutions based on acceptance that ADHD is part of the child's make-up. Writing for parents and teachers, he explains what the condition is, how it is diagnosed and what they can do to help the child in a positive and lasting way. He also looks at the needs of the adults, recognising that they must first learn to deal with their own reactions and emotions. The treatment he advocates is aimed at enabling the child with ADHD to acquire techniques of self-control that will give him or her the strength to cope and which can be developed and refined through the years to adulthood. Drug therapy, he stresses, should be considered as an effective complement to the measures which can be adopted by both home and school.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780285638358
(216mm x 135mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Souvenir Press Ltd
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alan Train
Children Behaving Badly, Paperback (March 2000)
This text is designed to help parents identify possible problems that may need specialist help. It answers their questions about behaviour, describes the different disorders and their symptoms, outlines sources of help and explains what therapies are used.'
ADHD, Paperback (December 1995)
ADHD is a growing problem among children today, particularly once they start school. Innovative in its concepts, this understanding and sympathetic book could help to revolutionise the treatment of difficult children.'
Helping the Aggressive Child, Paperback (November 1993)» View all books by Alan Train
A complete programme for parents and teachers for dealing with aggression in children by means of understanding and practical, long-lasting tactics, with suggestions of how to help a child achieve self-control.
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Author Biography - Alan Train
Alan Train is the author of "The Bullying Problem" and "Helping the Aggressive Child," the latter of which was short-listed for the NASEN Book Award.
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