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Answers to Distraction

In their book “Answers to Distraction,” acclaimed ADHD experts Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. John Ratey from Harvard Medical School provide answers to the most commonly asked questions about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Written in easy-to-understand language, this book includes chapters that address the specific concerns of parents, teachers, and teens and adults living with ADHD. Specific advice for educators includes the role of teachers in diagnosing ADHD, the types of services available for students with ADHD in school settings, information about medications used to treat ADHD in children and adults, and common mistakes teachers make when trying to support students with ADHD. Specific, concrete and easy-to-use strategies are provided throughout the book, including 50 tips for managing ADHD in the classroom.

Hallowell, E. & Ratey, J. (2010). Answers to distraction. New York: Random House.