Help your child with ADHD thrive. Mindfulness for Kids with ADHD offers fun and accessible mindfulness exercises designed to help kids with ADHD successfully navigate all the areas of life—from making friends and doing well in school to establishing healthy habits and limiting screen time.
As a parent, you know that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make the normal developmental tasks of childhood more difficult to accomplish in numerous ways. These tasks include: making friends, doing well in school, organizing belongings and schoolwork, identifying and managing feelings, developing a positive self image, getting along with family members, following rules, doing chores, establishing a healthy sleep pattern, eating a healthy diet, and making good choices aboutexercise and use of screen time.
The activities in this easy-to-use workbook will help your child develop self-awareness and self-reflection—two skills that kids with ADHD typically need extra help with. The book also illustrates and teaches the process ofsetting intention and using specific mindfulness skills to identify and improve feelings, self-image, behavior, stress level, concentration, hyperactivity, and relationships.
If you’re a parent of a child with ADHD, you may feel conflicted about the best treatment options available. Whether used alone or in conjunction with therapy, this powerful workbook provides real skills your child can use every day to improve their quality of life and help them enjoy being a kid!
About the Author:
Debra Burdick, LCSW, also known as “The Brain Lady,” is an international expert on mindfulness and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is author of ADHD Non Medication Treatment and Skills for Children and Teens; Mindfulness Skills for Kids and Teens; Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients; and several mindfulness CDs. She teaches all-day workshops, including 100 Brain-Changing Mindfulness Strategies for Clinical Practice, Childhood ADHD: Advanced Non-Drug Treatments and Strategies that Change the Brain, and Mindfulness Toolkit for Kids and Teens.
A licensed clinical social worker and board-certified neurotherapist, Burdick recently retired from private practice to focus on writing and speaking. She incorporates mindfulness skills in all areas of her life and work, and has extensive experience helping children and adults with ADHD, including her own daughter. An expert author on www.selfgrowth.com, Burduick’s work has been featured on radio (Attention Talk Radio, ADHD Support Talk Radio, and Doctors of the USA), in print media (The Wall Street Journal, Connecticut newspaper The Day, and Self Improvement), and on TV (Parenting Powers and Restoring Health Holistically). Visit www.thebrainlady.com for more information.