Without Medication: A Guidebook for Parents and Teachers is now available
in English and Spanish.
Some of the features include:
- Causes and symptoms of
- Medications, their effects and side effects
- Lifestyle changes for
improving symptoms of ADHD
- Diet and ADHD
- Developing positive
- Recommended reading and resources
- Parent's ADHD and mental
- Charts and
- Extensive research and bibliography
The reader will gain a good understanding of the causes and
symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), as well as benefit
from a discussion of the controversy of psychiatric labeling and medicinal
treatment surrounding ADHD.
Overcoming ADHD Without Medication: A Guidebook for Parents
and Teachers outlines natural methods for treating ADHD, most of which center on
Lifestyle changes and natural methods include:
- Art and art therapy
- Less screen time (television, movies, video
- Positive changes in music for children
- Positive parenting
- Coaching, tutoring and
You will accurately learn of the side effects of psychiatric drugs for
ADHD, with a realistic description of what stimulant drugs can and cannot do.
The discussion on psychiatric drugs is well-documented and referenced. The
reader is provided further resources in a Recommended Reading section.
Additional information from numerous professional sources is also
may obtain ADHD books featuring all-natural methods from the Association for
Youth, Chidlren and Natural Psychology in English and Spanish.
from professional sources is of much value to parents and
teachers: Daniella Barroqueira, PhD, Illinois State University on
positive affect of art on ADHD; David Rabiner, PhD, Duke University, on ADHD and
medication, childhood depression; Music, teens, school
and depression; Iowa State University on affect of violent video games on
aggression and ADHD symptoms; examining the question of cancer and stimulant
medications for ADHD.