The Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Your Questions Answered
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This parenting guide to ODD offers expert information on your child's condition, provides insight and empathy to what they are going through, and equips and empowers you to make practical changes in your parenting approaches. It provides an overview of tried-and-tested techniques from a mother of a child with ODD to support you in response to typical questions you may have:
- "Why is my child acting this way?"
- "What does this say about me?"
- Why doesn't my child respond to punishment or reward?"
- "What am I supposed to do next?"
Overall this book teaches you how to avoid common mistakes in responding to ODD, the crossover with similar diagnoses such as ADHD, how to distinguish the disorders and how to improve your own resilience and confidence.
- Published: Aug 21 2020
- Pages: 256
- 228 x 152mm
- ISBN: 9781787752382
Alissa Marquess Zorn, Author of Bounceback Parenting, A Field Guide for Creating Connection Not Perfection
Reading this book is like sitting down to coffee with a trusted-mom-friend who happens to spend all her free time reading research papers about children and behavior. Amelia Bowler helps parents see kids' challenging behavior from a new perspective offering hope along with practical, realistic advice. Parents will learn how to build resilience, foster connection, and improve communication to help kids who struggle with emotional self-regulation and prioritization.
Leanne Page, BCBA, Parenting with ABA
Amelia has a true gift of making really hard things doable. The subject of ODD may seem overwhelming, but she has given us this book to make the research accessible and the strategies easy to implement. She combines science and compassion to make a real difference for families and professionals alike.
Debbie Reber, founder, Tilt Parenting and author of Differently Wired: The Parent’s Guide to Raising an Atypical Child with Confidence and Hope
In The Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Amelia Bowler has put together an invaluable resource for parents trying to make sense of their child's diagnosis. She clears up the myths, offers guidance and compassion, and helps parents understand how to best support their child's healthy development.