ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder

Pages: 160
Size: 6" x 9"
Age Range: 16-22
Item #: 4416630
ISBN: 978-1-55798-663-4
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 2001
Format: Softcover
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Overview

Armed with the wisdom of both specialists and those who have "been there" themselves, readers with ADD can approach the prospect of college with confidence. This concise handbook is packed with practical information and advice for the smoothest possible transition to college life. Substantially expanded and revised, with chapters written by physicians, psychologists, and educators with expertise in ADD, this new edition of ADD and the College Student provides a wealth of information, including:

  • Getting in to the college of your choice
  • Locating and making full use of resources on campus
  • Personal commentaries from college students with ADD
  • Securing learning accommodations that highlight your abilities
  • Your legal rights as a student with ADD
  • Working with an ADD coach
  • Life-style habits for your success
About the Editor

Patricia O. Quinn, MD, is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, DC. Dr. Quinn obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. She completed a pediatric internship at Georgetown University Medical Center, a pediatric fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics and Pediatric Psychopharmacology at Georgetown Hospital, and a Pediatric Level 2 residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. Quinn is a well-known international speaker and conducts workshops nationwide about ADHD, and has authored several best-selling and groundbreaking books on the topic. In the last decade, she has devoted her attention professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with ADD (ADHD) with a particular interest on the relationship of a mother and child with ADHD. She also feels a strong commitment to working with teenagers and college students with ADHD, helping them to identify and manage issues specific to their age group. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award.

Reviews & Awards

Praise for the first edition:

…serves as a helpful guide to selecting and entering college and succeeding there…This guidebook is practical, realistic, optimistic, and reassuring for both teens and adults.
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…A resource to empower young people on their way to achieving their potentials and making it to adulthood.
—Mary McDonald Richard, Student Disability Services, University Of Iowa

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