Mindfulness for Kids with ADHD
Skills to Help Children Focus, Succeed in School, and Make Friends
By Debra Burdick and Edward M Hallowell
For kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), everyday tasks and activities such as homework, making friends, and following rules feel overwhelming.
Help your child with ADHD thrive. Mindfulness for Kids with ADHD offers fun and accessible mindfulness exercises designed to help kids with ADHD successfully navigate all the areas of life-from making friends and doing well in school to establishing healthy habits and limiting screen time.
As a parent, you know that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make the normal developmental tasks of childhood more difficult to accomplish in numerous ways. These tasks include: making friends, doing well in school, organizing belongings and schoolwork, identifying and managing feelings, developing a positive self image, getting along with family members, following rules, doing chores, establishing a healthy sleep pattern, eating a healthy diet, and making good choices about exercise and use of screen time.
The activities in this easy-to-use workbook will help your child develop self-awareness and self-reflection-two skills that kids with ADHD typically need extra help with. The book also illustrates and teaches the process of setting intention and using specific mindfulness skills to identify and improve feelings, self-image, behavior, stress level, concentration, hyperactivity, and relationships.
If you're a parent of a child with ADHD, you may feel conflicted about the best treatment options available. Whether used alone or in conjunction with therapy, this powerful workbook provides real skills your child can use every day to improve their quality of life and help them enjoy being a kid!
Debra Burdick (Author)
Debra Burdick, LCSW, also known as "The Brain Lady," is a licensed clinical social worker and board certified neurofeedback practitioner who recently retired from private practice. Burdick specializes in healing, mindfulness, ADHD, depression, anxiety, stress, pain, and sleep. She teaches all-day workshops including: 100 Brain-changing Mindfulness Strategies for Clinical Practice, Childhood ADHD: Advanced Non-drug Treatments That Change the Brain, and more. You can find DVDs of her workshops at www.pesi.com.
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31 Jan 2019
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