Pay Attention, Alex! A Story about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- About the Author
Alex has a lively imagination and a rich, vibrant inner world. But sometimes, this gets in the way of real life! Alex's behaviour results in a minefield of failures and mishaps, leaving him upset and confused. Will Alex ever feel normal?
The I Am Healthy series comprises children's picture books that tackle pressing mental health issues facing children today, as identified by healthcare professionals from the Child Guidance Clinic, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. Each book draws from the experiences of doctors who have counselled countless children regarding everything from digital addiction to eating disorders. Using a story-based approach, each book contains a relatable story that will help children understand themselves better, and be able to take practical steps to grow, develop and change. These books can be read together with children by parents, educators in schools, as well as counsellors and doctors in counselling sessions to help children cope with their emotions and struggles.
Carolyn Kee is a psychologist in a private practice. She has a Masters in Child and Adolescent Mental Health from the Institute of Psychiatry, London. She has worked extensively with families who struggled with ADHD and conducted numerous workshops on the condition for teachers and counselors. She finds hope and inspiration in the children and families who have fought through their challenges to emerge transformed in resilience and fortitude.
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2023