Revised to include the latest medical and educational research and resources this is the definitive guide to understanding learning disabilities as well as the often-related Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
The fully revised and updated must-have resource to help you become a supportive and assertive advocate for your child In print for more than twenty years, "The Misunderstood Child" has become the go-to reference guide for families of children with learning disorders. This newly revised edition provides the latest research and new and updated content, including:
Larry B. Silver, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to his current appointment, he was acting director and deputy director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
"Well-organized, concise, valuable, and timely." --Library Journal "The book is particularly sensitive to the problems of the adolescent. . . . Indeed, the book is a personal document because Dr. Larry Silver, a child psychiatrist who was learning-disabled as a child, shares some of his own experiences." --Children Today