Learning to slow down and pay attention : a book for kids about ADHD / written by Kathleen G. Nadeau and Ellen B. Dixon ; illustrated by Charles Beyl.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nadeau, Kathleen G.
Other Authors: Dixon, Ellen B., Beyl, Charles, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Published: Washington, DC : Magination Press, 2004.
Edition:3rd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • To parents and other adult helpers
  • Just for kids!
  • pt. 1. A checklist about me
  • At school
  • With other kids
  • About myself
  • At home
  • What I wish other people knew
  • pt. 2. Things other people can do to help me
  • People who help with school
  • People who help with friends and feelings
  • People who help my parents understand me
  • Doctors who help with medicine
  • pt. 3. Things I can do to help myself
  • Ways to remember
  • Getting ready in the morning
  • The easy way to clean up a bedroom
  • Ways to pay better attention at school
  • Things to do if I feel fidgety
  • Help with homework
  • Learning to control my anger
  • Learning to ask for help
  • Talking out problems at home
  • Problem solving
  • Learning not to interrupt
  • Ways to make and keep friends
  • Things to do when someone hurts my feelings
  • Learning to relax
  • When I have trouble going to sleep
  • Things I want to change
  • Ways to feel good about me
  • pt. 4. Special projects with my parents
  • Working on changes together
  • A progress chart
  • Notes to parents
  • Rewarding your child
  • Special time
  • Finding the resources your child needs
  • Helpful Websites
  • Suggested reading for parents
  • Suggested reading for kids.