"Taking A.D.D. to School"

Teaching children about ADHD and spreading awareness.


Ask your child’s teacher to read one of these books to his class—or arrange to be a guest reader yourself this fall. The stories will help your child’s classmates understand when and why he’s having a tough day, opening the door to discussion—and an atmosphere that’s both accepting and forgiving.

by Ellen Weiner
Jayjo Books, $11.95; ages 5–9
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As a parent of a child with ADD, you need to help him accept his condition, and also spread awareness to others. This book, from a series about topics ranging from autism to cancer, explains what’s going on inside a child with ADD. The main character, Ben, shows kids how to talk about their conditions, and to embrace medication in managing their lives.

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