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9780470902981

Nowhere to Hide : Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do about It

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470902981

  • ISBN10:

    0470902981

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-08-09
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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A new approach to help kids with ADHD and LD succeed in and outside the classroom This groundbreaking book addresses the consequences of the unabated stress associated with Learning disabilities and ADHD and the toxic, deleterious impact of this stress on kids academic learning, social skills, behavior, and efficient brain functioning. Schultz draws upon three decades of work as a neuropsychologist, teacher educator, and school consultant to address this gap. This book can help change the way parents and teachers think about why kids with LD and ADHD find school and homework so toxic. It will also offer an abundant supply of practical, understandable strategies that have been shown to reduce stress at school and at home. Offers a new way to look at why kids with ADHD/LD struggle at school Provides effective strategies to reduce stress in kids with ADHD and LD Includes helpful rating scales, checklists, and printable charts to use at school and home This important resource is written a faculty member of Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry and former classroom teacher.

Author Biography

Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., a clinical neuropsychologist for over thirty years, is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and consults to schools in the United States and abroad. A former middle school teacher, Schultz specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of youth with learning disabilities and ADHD. For more information visit his website at www.jeromeschultz.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Neurobiology Of Stress
Stayin' Alive: Understanding the Human Brain and How It Responds to Stress
Stress Goes to School
Making Sense Of Ld And Adhd
What's in a Name? Clearing Up Misperceptions About Learning Disabilities
Pay Attention! Demystifying ADHD
Decoding Stress with Neuropsychological Evaluations
How Kids âÇ£Save FaseâÇ  And De-Stress
Nowhere to Hide: How Negative Behaviors Help Kids âÇ£Save FASEâÇ 
From Distress to DE-STRESS: Breaking the FASE Cycle and Putting Kids on the Path to Competence
Special Messages For Teachers And Parents
Making Schools Stress-Less and Success-Full for Students with LD and ADHD
Parents and Families: Home Is Where the Heart (and Heartache) Is
Conclusion: All's Well That Ends . . . Well . .
Resources for Families and Teachers
Forms and Activities
References
About the Author
Index
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