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Book Review: ADHD and Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table

ADHD and Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table

by Blake E. S. Taylor

 

ADHD and Me is enlightening for any person who is themselves struggling with or knows someone with ADHD and would like to expand their knowledge and understanding of the positive and negative aspects of the disorder.  It is written from a first person perspective by a young boy who grew up with the disorder and wanted to help others understand how his mind works.  He shares firsthand accounts, from ages 5 -17, of his experiences and feelings about impulsivity, disorganization, hyperactivity, social skills and many of the other common aspects of ADHD and offers insight into the tools that he himself used to help manage his way through childhood/adolescence and overcome the common roadblocks of the disorder.

Those looking for ADHD help often begin with a formal evaluation a diagnosis that often includes initiating therapy for ADHD. Therapy for ADD often focuses on helping the individual acquire the tools necessary to cope with the disorder in various settings. This book gives some wonderful, real word examples of the ways that coping skills for ADHD help the individual succeed.

We highly recommend this book as a resource for anyone seeking ADHD help or for anyone already receiving ADHD therapy. If you are seeking therapy for attention deficit disorder, or would like to speak with a therapist regarding information on ADHD, please visit our ADHD Therapy page for more information.

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