Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD

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Explains what attention deficit disorder is and how to treat it, discussing the cognitive and emotional aspects, what the medication options are, how to maintain positive relations with friends, and how to do well at school. Simultaneous.

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Patricia Quinn, MD, is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, D.C. and a clinical assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Quinn specializes in child development and psychopharmacology and has worked for over 30 years in the areas of AD/HD and learning disabilities. She gives workshops nationwide and has published widely in these fields. Dr. Quinn is the author of several books on AD/HD and is currently the director of the National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award.

Judith Stern, MA, is an educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She consults with parents and teachers, speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children's study/organizational skills. She conducts teacher training workshops for pre-school through high school teachers, and presents educational programs to parent and student groups. She is the co-author of four children's books on ADHD and LD. She has also published chapters in a number of professional books and magazines.

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