The Myth of the ADD Child Author:Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. 'The Myth of the A.D.D. Child' is the first book of its kind to challenge the misdiagnosing of millions of children with attention deficit disorder and to question the overuse of psychoactive drugs in treating hyperactivity. Thomas Armstrong is a psychologist, teacher, and consultant who has had years of experience working with children with at... more »tention and behavioral problems. He believes that many behaviors labeled as A.D.D. are in fact a child's active response to complex social, emotional, and educational influences. By tackling the root causes of these provlems--rather than masking the symptoms with potentially harmful medication and behavior-modification programs--parents can help their children experience positive changes in their lives.
"Supportive, encouraging, varied and wise, this book will do more good than a medicine chest full of inappropriate prescriptions." ---Shari Lewis« less