Otto Learns About His Medicine A Story About Medication for Children with ADHD by Matthew Galvin
  

Otto Learns About His Medicine A Story About Medication for Children with ADHD

Written by Matthew Galvin
Illustrated by Sandra Ferraro

Synopsis

Otto Learns About His Medicine A Story About Medication for Children with ADHD by Matthew Galvin

This lively best-selling story - now in its third edition - will appeal to youngsters diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. Otto is a high-octane young car whose motor is always running in overdrive. He also has trouble paying attention in school, is easily distracted, and acts without thinking. Otto and his parents visit a special mechanic, who prescribes medication to slow down Otto's racing motor and who shows him many ways to be more focused and organized and better able to get along with others. Reflecting a multiple-treatment approach to ADHD, Otto's experience includes counseling and other non-medical supports in addition to medication. A Note to Parents discusses the most current findings about ADHD medications, including their potential side effects.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Matthew Galvin
More books by Matthew Galvin

Publisher

American Psychological Association

Publication date

1st January 2001

ISBN

9781557987716


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