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The Teenage Girl's Guide to Living Well with ADHD

Improve Your Self-Esteem, Self-Care and Self Knowledge
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Have you ever been told you are chatty or fidgety at school? Do you have a constantly whirring mind? Do you tune out and daydream or find it hard to pay attention? ADHD can impact your life in many ways. This positive, self-affirming guide will increase your knowledge about ADHD and empower you in your daily life. The chapters are full of tips, tricks and life hacks so you can better manage your time, harness your creativity, energy and enthusiasm, and make more time for fun! Reflection activities and quizzes will help you better understand yourself and learn strategies on how to manage the intense emotions of rejection sensitivity. Youll learn the fundamentals of great self-care and how to look forward to life beyond school. Learn how ADHD brains work, and tricky concepts like executive functioning. Quick chapter summaries let you pick which sections are most relevant to you right now, and the strategies and visuals are designed for ADHD brains and can be used with support from parents, mentors or teachers. The Teenage Girls Guide to Living Well with ADHD gives you all you need to build on your strengths and overcome challenges to fully embrace who you are and live your best life.

Sonia Ali is a Specialist SEND, ADHD and Dyslexia Advisory Teacher for a local Authority. Previous to this, she worked for over a decade in mainstream secondary education as an English Teacher and a Dyslexia Specialist Assessor. Sonia became very interested in how ADHD presents in girls after supporting girls with ADHD and realising that she presents with ADHD herself.

Introduction 1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder when the name does not fit. 2. Executive Functioning 3. The Strengths of ADHD 4. Your Wandering Mind 5. Emotions and Hypersensitivity 6. Self Esteem 7. Self Care 8. Life after school 9. 6-12 Months Later - Re-evaluating your self-knowledge

The go-to guide for teenage girls with ADHD, helping them to understand their strengths

An engaging new book crammed full of easy to understand information about ADHD for girls and many related concerns. There are so many ideas and tips on how to manage the challenges of ADHD and survive the tricky teenage years. This book will be at the top of everyones lists to recommend following an ADHD diagnosis in girls. -- Dr. Joanne Steer, clinical psychologist, and co-author of Helping Children and Teens with ADHD in School "How do I start this essay? "What should I do first?" "Why does everything feel so difficult? If you are a teenager with ADHD these questions may be all too familiar. Offering information, guidance, tips and strategies on these and many other common struggles, this fun and lively book takes the reader on an encouraging, upbeat and optimistic journey towards developing practical solutions to everyday frustrations. A fabulous read! -- Valerie Ivens, ADHD Coach, Consultant and Advocate This book is very informative, but still easy to read if you have ADHD. Skipped a chunk of text because your brain was being funky? Doesnt matter; next section still makes sense and you can read what you missed later! Struggle with starting on large daunting blocks of text? Well, not to worry because all the essentials are in *bold* and you can go from there! And once youve finished reading it, youll have a better understanding of ADHD: its strengths, weaknesses and countermeasures. Clearly written, engaging and informative. -- Anna Munt, history student at Cambridge, owner of an ADHD brain

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