- ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder whose main symptoms are difficulty paying
attention, difficulty concentrating, hyperactivity, and impulsivity ADHD can affect every
area of life, impairing functioning at school, work, and in interpersonal relationships.
- In Taking Control of My Role, a girl with ADHD explains what the disorder is and
how it complicates her life. When she begins to understand what she is going through,
she finds ways to handle it and gradually gains self-esteem.
- The book offers a glimpse into the world of children with ADHD. And it provides the
sufferer with understanding and explanation-therapeutic tools no less important than
Ritalin, and whose eff esn't wear off a few hours later.
- In our fast-paced world with all its technology and
distractions, ADHD looms large as one of the main
problems facing children, parents, and teachers.
- In clear, easy-to-understand language enhanced by
captivating illustrations, imagery, and examples from
the world of children, this book explains what ADHD
is and how it affects behavior, scholastic achievement,
interpersonal relationships, and self-image. It offers a
common language and a way to communicate and talk
about the subject openly and empathetically along with
simple and effective strategies to help children face the
challenges this problem presents.
- The book reflects Ahuva Raanan's wealth of experience,
deep understanding of the child's inner world and his
behavior, and her aspirations to enhance the emotional
well-being and self-acceptance of children everywhere.
- This book is a must for every home, classroom, and clinic
where there is a child, student, or client facing similar
challenges. Because only by talking openly, gaining self-
awareness, and feeling that they are understood and
loved will these children grow and flourish.
Psychologist and lecturer with extensive experience,
writer of the blog and website "Yeladim Zeh Lo Tzchok"
(Kids Are No Joke).
has a master's in special education, is an educational
counselor, and counsels parents regarding emotional and
behavioral problems in early childhood. A play therapist and
CBT therapist, Raanan directs a network of special education
kindergartens and is the author of the best-selling series that
includes Straight from Avi's Heart and Straight from
Mommy's Heart, as well as the My Toolbox series.
6.3" x 9.3"
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