ERIC Number: ED417341
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
ADD in the Workplace: Choices, Changes, and Challenges.
Nadeau, Kathleen G.
Based on years of work with adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), this book provides an overview of ADD in the workplace and suggestions for ADD-affected persons to manage their careers. The book's 15 chapters cover the following topics: (1) ADD in the Workplace: An Overview; (2) Seeking an Adult ADD Workplace and Career Assessment; (3) Taking Charge of Your ADD: Job Performance; (4) Taking Charge of Your ADD: Social Skills; (5) ADD and Learning Disabilities; (6) ADD and Personality Type at Work; (7) Putting the Positive Side of ADD to Work; (8) Success Strategies in the Workplace; (9) An ADD-Friendly Work Environment; (10) The Ideal Boss; (11) Reasonable Workplace Accommodations; (12) Alternatives to a "9-to-5" Job; (13) Women with ADD in the Workplace; (14) ADD and the Americans with Disabilities Act; and (15) Achieving Success in the Workplace. An ADD workplace questionnaire and a list of 69 references and 52 resources are included. The book is designed in an "ADD-friendly" format that includes a descriptive synopsis at the beginning of each chapter, clear headers, open space, visual stimulation, a clear writing style, a differentiation between straightforward information and illustrative stories, and memorable aphorisms that sum up important ideas. (KC)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adults, Attention Deficit Disorders, Career Choice, Career Development, Hyperactivity, Job Skills, Normalization (Disabilities), Quality of Working Life, Severity (of Disability), Time Management, Work Experience
Brunner/Mazel, Inc., Taylor & Francis Group, 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 ($23.95).
Publication Type: Books
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