Help Is on the Way: A Child's Book About ADD

Pages: 64, Color
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Age Range: 5-9
Item #: 4415057
ISBN: 978-1-55798-505-7
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 1998
Format: Hardcover
Other Format: Hardcover (Spanish)
Availability: In Stock
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You don't have to go it alone — help is on the way! That's the message of this warm, reassuring book for youngsters with attention deficit disorders (ADD). In simple and upbeat language and cheerful, gentle illustrations, the book describes how children might experience the symptoms of ADD. It tells how they can cope with it, and what kind of help is available. The buoyant, vibrant illustrations carry the text dynamically along and reinforce the message of help and hope.
About the Authors

Marc A. Nemiroff has a PhD in clinical psychology from the Catholic University of America. He is Core Faculty on the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry, and Clinical Faculty at the George Washington University Doctor of Psychology program in Washington, DC. Dr. Nemiroff maintains a private practice in Potomac, Maryland.

Jane Annunziata has a PsyD in clinical psychology from Rutgers University. She has coauthored three books for children and families. Her play therapy demonstration videotape is part of the APA Psychotherapy Videotape Series II. She maintains a private practice specializing in work with children and families in McLean, Virginia.

About the Illustrator
Margaret Scott is a prizewinning illustrator of children's books. She also does pen-and-ink drawings on a regular basis for a number of daily newspapers, from the Washington Post on the East Coast to the San Francisco Chronicle on the West.
Reviews & Awards
Each page is visually unique and yet there's a sense of playfulness and lively energy that unifies the book…overall this book serves as a comforting guide for both the child with ADD and the adult caregiver.
Foreword Magazine