Foster Parent College: ADHD, ADD, ODD

Children with attention disorders can be inattentive, impulsive or physically hyperactive. Parents know about the negative impact these behaviors have on how the child functions at home, at school, and in the community. In ADHD, ADD, ODD, Dr. James Kagan offers insight and positive strategies to foster parents on dealing with kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. While presenting the stories of six families, Dr. Kagan covers issues such as symptoms, diagnosis, medication, power struggles, keeping things positive, and becoming advocates for the children.