Background to my interest in teaching children with autism

Teaching Children with Autism: Medication for the Symptoms of ADHD

Many treatments have been proposed for ADHD and many of them would be appropriate for the symptoms of ADHD that are exhibited by children with autism. These include medication, neurofeedback, ABA, diet, NAET, Allergy Antidotes. AudioVisual Entrainment, neuroliminal programming, I wish to comment briefly on each of these possible treatments.

But first, here are a few ADD/ADHD References that I happen to have on hand; you will notice that most of them have been around for some time.   😉  And I should admit that I haven’t studied any of them.  ADHD has been an interest of mine, but not a passionate interest.

     Hartmann (1998) Healing ADD: Simple Exercises That Will Change Your Daily Life

     Weintraub (1997) Natural Treatments for ADD and Hyperactivity

     Steinberg and Othmer (2004) ADD: The 20-Hour Solution

     Wender (1973) The Hyperactive Child: A Handbook for Parents

     Amen (2001) Healing ADD: The Breakthrough Program That Allows You to See and Heal the Six Types of Attention Deficit Disorder

     Lyon (2000) Healing the Hyperactive Brain: Through the New Science of Functional Medicine

     Kelly and Ramundo (1993) You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!  A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

     Hallowell and Ratey (1994) Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood

    Rief (1998) The ADD/ADHD Checklist: an Easy Reference for Parents and Teachers

     Parker (1992, 1996) The ADD Hyperactivity Handbook for Schools: Effective Strategies for Identifying and Teaching Students with Attention Deficit Disorders in Elementary and Secondary Schools

     Cherkes-Julkowski, Sharp , and Stolzenberg (1997) Rethinking Attention Deficit Disorders

     Bennett (no date given) Three Steps to Conquering ADD-ADHD: Specific, Easy Ways to Take Back Control for Children and Adults, Sixth Edition

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