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Book offers advice for dealing with children with ADHD - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

October 29, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy Book offers advice for dealing with children with ADHD

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:00 am

Dr. Michael Reiff, editor, explores Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder myths and realities in the book “ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide.” Reiff and his colleagues note that some of the most prevalent misconceptions are these:

• “He’s just lazy and unmotivated.” A child who finds it almost impossible to stay focused at school or complete long tasks may try to “save face” by acting as if he or she doesn’t care or doesn’t want to do the task. That is masking a serious difficulty in his ability to function.

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