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I Can't Sit Still!: Living with ADHD

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Titles in Barron's Live and Learn series are sensitively written picture storybooks that take a child's point of view--especially in regard to kids who need encouragement in the face of an emotional or a physical difficulty. Following each story are four pages of suggested activities that relate to its theme, followed by a two-page section that offers advice to parents. ...more
Paperback, 335 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by B.E.S. Publishing (first published 2009)
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Limited but normalizing portrayal of childhood ADHD.
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Shelves: adhd, child
Good book for explaining ADHD to young kids. Gives examples of behaviors that may cause difficulty at home or school and gives examples of ways to break chores down to make them more manageable. May not be the right book for people that are opposed to meds or behavioral therapy but a nice fit for everyone else. My son read this and wasn't a fan - it's written in kid format but it's not really kid-directed, if that makes sense. It sounds like a grown up trying to talk to a kid but not really ...more
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