The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with Adhd, Anxiety, and More: What Parents and Teachers Really Need to Know to Empower Complicated Kids wi
The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids is an honest guide on how to be an effective parent and when raising children with ADHD, anxiety, and other complex conditions--and how to guide them on a path to a healthy, happy, well-adjusted life. A wake-up call, a clear guide for action, and a message of inspiration, this book provides a reality-based recipe for how to do a masterful job of raising complex kids , while not making yourself (or your family) crazy in the process. ADHD parenting expert Elaine Taylor-Klaus, founder and CEO of ImpactADHD.com, will walk you through her proven coach-approach method , which shows all parents, in simple steps, how to identify challenge areas and how to use critical response tools to parent simply, clearly, and effectively --for everyone's benefit. It doesn't much matter if your child has ADHD, or anxiety, or learning disabilities, or sensory processing, or ODD, or autism, or depression, or separation disorder--or celiac disease or food allergies, for that matter. All that really matters is this: your child is complex because there is a chronic medical condition (or several) that he, or she, or they need to learn to manage for themselves in order to be successful in life. A coach approach will help you communicate, collaborate, and guide your kids on their path to independence . Here are some of the challenge areas addressed inside, and the coach-approach method for working through them. Challenge: Feeling Like You've Tried Everything Coach-Approach: Letting Go Challenge: Fearing for the Future Coach-Approach: Parenting from Inspiration, Not Desperation Challenge: An Unhappy Home Coach-Approach: No One Gets to Be Wrong--The Benefits of Positivity Challenge: Overwhelm Is Keeping You Stuck Coach-Approach: Focusing on What's Most Important Once you learn the coach-approval model, it can be applied to any situation--in fact, the more you use it, the easier it all becomes. Constant battles don't have to be part of your daily life. With The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids, you can (all) learn to thrive.