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Beyond ADHD by Jeff Emerson/Robert Yehling

Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving by Jeff Emerson and Robert Yehling ***** Rowman & Littlefield (2017) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Alternative Treatment, Behaviour Modification Book was received in exchange for a review. Post contains affiliate links. Summary: Beyond ADHD weaves Emmerson’s personal story of his ADHD diagnosis, exploring along the way the… Read More »

GUEST POST: Back to School with ADHD

Note from Callista: The three books mentioned below will be reviewed here at SMS Book Reviews this week. Back to School with ADHD by Jeanne Gehret, M.A. September 13-20 is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Week. When I mentioned this to the mother of a child with attention problems, she laughed. “I wish I… Read More »

The Explosive Child

A book review of The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. Stars: ***** Harper Collins (2021 – 6th edition, 1998 originally)Parenting>Conflict Management272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: What’s an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems with… Read More »

The Total Food Allergy Health and Diet Guide

A book review of The Total Food Allergy Health and Diet Guide: includes 150 recipes for managing food allergies and intolerances by eliminating common allergens and gluten by Alexandra Anca, MHSc, RD Stars: **** Robert Rose (2012)Diet/Allergy/Cookbook343 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion. This post contains… Read More »

Here’s to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire by Stacey Turis

Subtitle: An absent-minded tale of life with giftedness & attention deficit – Oh look! A Chicken! Stars: ★★★★★ Bohemian Avenue Press (2011) 219 pages Memoir/Humour When commercials or TV depict a person with ADD or ADHD, it’s usually a child and they are shown running around a classroom or looking out a window instead of… Read More »

Houdini’s Gift by Jeanne Gehret, M.A.

Stars: ***1/2 Children’s Picture BookVerbal Images Press (Sept. 2009)ISBN: 978-0-9821982-2-332 pages Ages 7-9 Summary: Animal-loving Ben feels sad and guilty when he loses his beloved hamster. Knowing that he is not quite ready to care for a new pet, his parents help him develop responsibility by using a reward chart. Observant readers will enjoy sharing… Read More »

Eagle Eyes: A Child’s Guide to Paying Attention by Jeanne Gehret, M.A.

Stars: **** Children’s Picture BookVerbal Images Press (Sept. 2009)ISBN: 978-0-9821982-1-632 pages Ages 7-9 Summary: Ben is fascinated with nature, but his ADD causes trouble at home and at school. The hallmarks of ADD – impulsivity, distractibility, and hyperactivity – as well as difficulties sleeping, are clearly shown, not told, in this story. Several commonly-used treatments… Read More »