ADD/ADHD is a complex disorder but getting the clear, concise information you need to help your child doesn't have to be a challenge. Written by the expert doctor team of clinical psychologist Rebecca Rutledge and pediatrician Vincent Ianelli, When Your Child Has . . . ADD/ADHD gives you the latest information and research in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner. This important guide will help you:
Determine the differences between ADD and ADHD
Find the right doctor and get the right diagnosis
Help your child focus with and without medication
Deal with emotional struggles and discipline
With When Your Child Has . . . ADD/ADHD,, you'll get the explanations, advice, and answers you need to understand, nurture, and-most importantly-help your child.
Rebecca Rutledge, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Memphis, TN. She has a private practice in which she treats both children and adults with ADD/ADHD. Interestingly, she too has ADD. Her emphasis with her patients is that ADD/ADHD is not a death sentence-it can be treated and managed such that the strengths of an individual with ADD/ADHD can come shining through.
Vincent Iannelli, M.D. is the author of The Everything Father's First Year Book. A board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is also an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After completing his residency at the Children's Hospital in Dallas, Dr. Iannelli opened his private practice. He has nine years of clinical experience taking care of kids with common childhood illnesses. Dr. Iannelli lives in Hearth, TX.