Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997.
"A Fireside Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -241) and index.
Is there any such thing as ADD? -- The left-right brain continuum -- The collision between left-brained schools and right-brained kids -- Ground rules for working with the ADD child -- Spelling -- Reading -- Math -- Writing -- Study tips and troubleshooting -- In search of the ideal classroom -- In search of the ideal school -- Beyond the classroom: tips on discipline and organization -- To drug or not to drug? -- Other treatments for ADD.
Offers advice on how to diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder; discusses the strengths that often accompany the learning disorder; and describes teaching tools that may be effective in helping ADD children realize their potential.