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Overview To medicate or not to medicate, this is the question! The past two decades has seen an enormous increase in the number of children diagnosed with attention disorders. This book explores non-pharmacological interventions to manage and improve attention deficits using behavioral and nutritional interventions. It is a must read for any parent raising a child with an attention disorder. They have changed the definition of science and applied that false definition to deny the rights to Christians of free speech in public institutions, believing they can produce a superior people and society.
Publishers Description To medicate or not to medicate, this is the question The past two decades has seen an enormous increase in the number of children diagnosed with attention disorders. America has witnessed an alarming increase in the number of medications given to these children and teens. Some estimates suggest a staggering 1-3 million prescriptions are written each month for one ADHD medication alone Along with the medicines are potential side effects ranging from headaches to death. Parents are increasingly worried about placing their children struggling with Attention Deficits on these medications.and for good reason: there were 51 reported in the US between 1999 and 2004 Pharmaceuticals rejoice in profits: parents look for answers. This book explores non-pharmacological interventions to manage and improve attention deficits using behavioral and nutritional interventions. It is a must read for any parent raising a child with an attention disorder. M. Russell Thomas, PhD has been practicing clinical psychology in North Carolina for over 27 years. He has worked extensively with inpatient and community based services for young adults with severe mental illnesses, children with attention disorders and learning disabilities, individuals battling substance abuse issues, families in distress and geriatric patients with Alzheimer's disease, depression, and age-related mental health issues. He is married to Karen and together they have parented six children, now ages 8 to 26. The Thomas' are active in local, national and international ministries, particularly those caring for orphaned children. Dr. Thomas has worked extensively with the homeschooling community and is an enthusiastic supporter of homeschooling and other alternative education models for children. Currently, most of his energy is spent writing to encouraging people to assume and maintain personal responsibility for their health, including their physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
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Must Read for Parents of ADD/ADHD Children! Sep 30, 2008
Know the truth and the truth will set you free! Dont be discouraged if teachers or doctors have labeled your child. There is hope and there is another way. Read this book to see your options and what you can do with or without medicating. Every parent, grandparent, teacher, doctor and coach should read this book and be aware of the many choices before medicating a child. This book would even be helpful to an adult with ADD/ADHD.
A MUST read for every parent or teacher Sep 16, 2008
A MUST for any PARENT or TEACHER that has a healthy "WILD" Child. Great for adults who have trouble focusing as well. TED SILVERBERG, PARENT/ FRIEND/ HEALTH ADVOCATE