Sunday, December 28, 2008

What Does Everybody Else Know That I Dont or Introduction to Massage Therapy

What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't?: Social Skills Help for Adults with Attentions Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Author: Michele Novotni

Focusing on social skills training for adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders (AD/HD), this book offers solutions for tackling behavior that is often inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. Advice is given on how to handle common social problems such as manners, etiquette, communication, subtext, listening, and interpersonal relationships. The format of the book is designed for AD/HD learning styles and includes true stories, practical exercises, and tips that keep those with AD/HD reading. Adults with AD/HD learn how to identify behaviors in themselves that can cause problems in social relationships.

What People Are Saying

Lynn Weiss
A much needed practical tool that can benefit many different kinds of learners. All people have strengths and weaknesses and this attends to those often shared by children as well as adults who have many ADD characteristics.
— Lynn Weiss, Ph.D., author of ADD in Adults

Arthur Freeman
A superb book.It is an excellent resource for school personnel, psychologists, and the significant others of ADD individuals.
Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., ABPP, author of numerous books on cognitive-behavior therapy, and Chairman, Department of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Edward Hallowell
Michele Novotni's new book offers practical and sensible help in an area where such help is badly needed: social skills. She writes clearly and gracefully, observes faithfully and honestly, and suggests deftly and wisely.
— Edward Hallowell, M.D., co-author of Driven to Distraction

Richard Lavoie
Strongly recommended for adults whose attentional problems have impacted upon their ability to understand and respond to everyday social signals. Immensely valuable to parents, friends, professionals and spouses of AD/HD adults.
— Richard Lavoie, M.Ed., Host, F.A.T. City and Last One Picked.First One Picked On

Richard Lavoie
Richard Lavoie, host, Last One Picked . . . First One Picked On

Strongly recommended for adults whose attentional problems have impacted upon their ability to understand and respond to everyday social signals.

Book review: The Cure or Fitness for Dummies

Introduction to Massage Therapy

Author: Mary Beth Braun

Finally, an introductory massage text that compiles all the practical information students need into one complete source. Introduction to Massage Therapy is comprehensive yet written in an understandable, user-friendly style that helps beginning students learn advanced concepts such as history, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, assessment, terminology, and pathology. Illustrations and artwork clarify anatomy, positioning and hands-on techniques in a focused, consistent manner. Each chapter offers key terms, pronunciations, case studies, critical thinking boxes, procedures boxes, and icons that highlight the most important information.

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