ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to succeed in school and work. Their behavior can also be disruptive to those around them. Some of the symptoms of ADHD may disappear over time. But many people must cope with the effects of the disorder their entire lives. According to the Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADHD affects 6 to 10 percent of children and 3 to 6 percent of adults in the United States. The good news is that people with ADHD who receive treatment and support are able to live normal, productive lives. In this book, you’ll find valuable information about ADHD to help you or someone close to you. Case studies offer you a glimpse into the lives of people with ADHD and their families. You’ll also learn about the causes and effects of ADHD, treatment options and alternatives, support groups and other organizations that can help, and more.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76136-372-9
$51.99 $38.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2010-08-01
BISACS JNF053000, JNF051030, JNF024000
Dewey 618.92'8589
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.125 x 9
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Awards

  • Booklist Top 10 Health Series, Winner, 2010

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“This series mimics USA Today in its readability, though the books’ length and breadth render them more suited to fact-finding than to pleasure reading. The language is straightforward and objective.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Amy Farrar

Amy Farrar is a professional freelance writer and editor. She has written three books that have been published, including Global Warming: Essential Viewpoints, published by Abdo Publishing Company in 2007, The Indispensable Field Guide to Freelance Writing, published on Amazon.com in 2009, and ADHD, published by Lerner Publishing in 2010. Amy’s articles have also been published in numerous magazines and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, The Saint Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Bride Magazine, Wisconsin Bride Magazines, and Cats magazine. Amy is also an accomplished freelance editor, and she has edited books, magazines, curriculum guides, and a variety of other content for both print and online venues. Her clients include book publishers, magazines, marketing firms, and individuals, and she is the manager of a group on LinkedIn called Indispensable Freelancers.

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USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Developed in partnership with USA TODAY, one of the most read newspapers in the world and the No. 1 newspaper in the United States, this easy-to-read medical series focuses on some of today’s most topical diseases, disorders, and… View available downloads →