Can I tell you about ADHD?
64 pages, 5 1/5 x 9 2/5
12 b&w illustrations
Paperback
Release Date:01 Feb 2013
ISBN:9781849053594
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Can I tell you about ADHD?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Susan Yarney; Illustrated by Chris Martin
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Meet Ben – a young boy with ADHD. Ben invites readers to learn about ADHD from his perspective. He helps children understand what it means to have ADHD and describes what it is and how it feels. Ben explains how he was diagnosed and what he has learnt about ways to relieve his ADHD symptoms, and how friends and adults can help at home and school.
RELATED TOPICS: Health & Well-Being, Parenting
Susan Yarney is a neurodevelopmental paediatrician, specialising in ADHD, and works for the British 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.
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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