The superb A First Look At series consists of a number of reassuring picturebooks that give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. This book provides a simple introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Its aim is to promote understanding and ongoing discussion with children who have ADHD or those who have siblings or classmates with it.
It explains, in child-friendly terms, what ADHD is and what it feels like from the child’s perspective. It also acknowledges the difficulties that those who do not have ADHD sometimes have in understanding those who do. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class.
Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children’s book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.