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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (122 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edward M. Hallowell, Peter S. Jensen Narrator: William Hughes Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Edward Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability.” Now he teams up with top academic ADD researcher Peter S. Jensen, MD, to bring you an invaluable new approach to helping your ADD child. Superparenting for ADD offers a specific game plan including

–Unconditional love — Tune out the diagnosticians and simply nourish the spirit of your child for who he is.

–Viewing the mirror traits — Recognize the positive sides of the negative symptoms associated with ADD: stubbornness = persistence; impulsiveness = creativity; intrusiveness = eagerness.

–The cycle of excellence — Nurture an environment in which a child can safely take risks, reserve time to let a child dabble as a way to learn, encourage playful practice, support mastery of a skill, and then recognize a child’s accomplishments.

Dr. Edward Hallowell is a bestselling author and himself a man with attention deficit disorder. Peter S. Jenson, MD, is one of the country’s foremost academics on ADD and the father of an ADD child. Their combined expertise has created a book that is sure to become an invaluable parenting resource and a classic in ADD literature. It will help parents unlock the gifts of ADD.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Since Hallowell writes in the first person, narrator William Hughes speaks as the psychiatrist. Hughes’ sandpaper voice and sophistication with medical terms are fully credible.”


  • “A new way to think of attention deficit disorder that highlights the positives and possibilities rather than ADD’s negative connotations. Highly recommended for public libraries.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • Superparenting for ADD is a sophisticated book on ADD that focuses on love and strengths. This is exactly what is missing in the field.”

    Ken Duckworth, MD, medical director, National Alliance on Mental Illness

  • “This beautifully written and groundbreaking book will compel you to look anew at ADD children and to see the gifts that are too often hidden in clouds of frustration and heartache.”

    John Ratey, MD, clinical associate professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

  • “Every child deserves the kind of love, empathy, and schooling that is outlined in this wise and generous book.”

    Jenifer Fox, author of Your Child’s Strengths

  • “A barrier-breaking, provocative, and important book.”

    Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

  • “A refreshing, thought-provoking, strength-based approach…An important resource for parents and professionals alike.”

    Robert Brooks, PhD, Harvard Medical School, coauthor of Raising Resilient Children and Raising a Self-Disciplined Child

  • “A must-read for parents, scientists, and physicians and it will obliterate once and for all a purely deficit-based model of understanding ADHD.”

    Susan L. Smalley, PhD, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, UCLA

  • “Written with an exuberance and directness that makes it easy reading for anyone seeking to know more about strategies to help ADD children realize their full potential.”

    Tyler C. Tingley, principal, Phillips Exeter Academy

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jan | 1/15/2014

    " Some useful ideas. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mckenna | 12/28/2013

    " The book is alright. It's somewhat vague and he tries to sell you on one plan by Kathy Kolbe that has not had any studies done on it. I'm going to try some of the things in the book. It is a positive spin on ADD/ADHD, which is nice. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michael | 12/26/2013

    " If there's anyone with ADD in your life, this is the book you should read first before you descend into all the problem tales and therapeutics. It is a good reminder to see the positive in what is usually perceived as a bloody great nuisance. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tami | 11/29/2013

    " Very Informative. It gave me some great ideas! "

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