Book review – from a mother & son team

In this book, mother/son Chris A. Zeigler Dendy/Alex Zeigler, take a “A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from young survivors”. Recently updated as “ten years later”. Chris wanted to help kids with ADHD deal with life, and the book uses the stories and advice of twelve young adults, aged 12 to 18 to share their struggles with ADHD. Chris Dendy is a former teacher and mental health counsellor, with extensive real-world experience of ADHD.

The books covers schools, medication and friendships and provides clear information about how the brain works and strategies for success. A quick, easy read, the book avoids scientific and medical jargon to successfully explain many aspects ADHD and succeeds in offering sensible solutions to everyday problems.