This interesting, informative book and DVD are an ideal guide for parents who my have a child with ADHD. (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).) The simple, self-help guide is well written and illustrated. Parents will find the manual helpful when addressing challenging behaviour in their children and be encouraged by the guide's positive approach... The accompanying DVD provides further information covering current research, diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Sections directed to parents and teachers are helpful and advocate the importance of parent/teacher consistency. -- Journal of Community Nursing
About the Author
Cathy Laver-Bradbury is a consultant nurse specializing in ADHD at Southampton City Primary Care Trust (PCT), and Pathway Leader for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services at the University of Southampton. Margaret Thompson is Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with the Southampton City PCT, an honorary reader in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Clinical Director in the Institute of Delay, Impulsivity and Attention at the University of Southampton. Anne Weeks is a senior nurse, therapist and tutor at the Ashurst Child Development Centre, Ashurst Hospital. David Daley is a senior lecturer on the North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme, School of Psychology, Bangor University. Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke is Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Southampton where he is Director of the Institute of Disorders of Impulse and Attention. He is also Visiting Professor in the Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology at Ghent University.