ADHD Is Our Superpower: The Amazing Talents and Skills of Children with ADHD (Illustrated) Spiral-Bound | May 21, 2021

Adriana Camargo (Illustrated by), Soli Lazarus

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An illustrated book that explains aspects of ADHD to children in a positive and empowering wayAn illustrated book to help children to understand their ADHD diagnosis in a positive light. Each character in the book focuses on a specific symptom of ADHD such as hyper-focus, sensory overwhelm, poor initiation and inattention. They also introduce readers to the unique strengths their ADHD provides, with links to further resources and support.

If you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might struggle with things like concentrating in school, or sitting still, or remembering lots of instructions. But ADHD is also a superpower.

In this book you will meet different girls and boys with ADHD who can do amazing things. You might recognise some of these strengths as things that you can do too! Some of these strengths help with everyday life, like being able to hyper-focus on a task or having boundless energy to try new things. Some strengths are superpowers for interacting with others, like having a strong sense of what is fair or entertaining friends and family to make them feel happy.

Each character also shares things that you can ask grown-ups to do to help you, like providing visual aids, creating calm spaces, communicating effectively and being kind and patient.

This book also provides guidance for parents and teachers, with advice on how they can support children with suspected or diagnosed ADHD at home or in the classroom, and provides further resources and bonus content.

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 64 pages
ISBN-10: 1787757307
Item Weight: 0.3 lbs
Dimensions: 6.0 x 0.3 x 9.0 inches
Customer Reviews: 4 out of 5 stars Up to 30 ratings
An uplifting, easy-to-read, fun and engaging book for young children who may be struggling to understand and accept their ADHD diagnosis. -Siena Castellon, author of The Spectrum Girl’s Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic.
Soli Lazarus runs the Yellow Sun consultancy providing support to families with a child with ADHD, involving 1:1 support with clients, running support groups, and producing online courses. She also delivers ADHD training to primary schools and was previously a teacher and SENCO with 30 years' experience.