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Homework Hassles and Solutions

With Joyce Kubik, Certified Master Coach

Presented: 2015

Description of Presentation

Kubik explores the reasons behind why children turn homework into a hassle, including defensive behaviors, anxiety roadblocks and the attention issues that can affect a child's ability to filter information. She then offers solutions to avoid those pitfalls.

CFK Resources


  • "All Dogs have ADHD" and "All Cats Have Asperger's," Kathy Hoopman
  • "Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence," Daniel Goleman
  • "Gender Issues and ADHD," Kathleen Nadeau & Patricia Quinn
  • "Healing ADD," Daniel Amen, MD
  • "Jumping Johnny, Get Back to Work: A Child's Guide to ADHD," Michael Gordon
  • "Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life," Martin Seligma, PhD
  • "Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention," Kathleen Nadeau
  • "Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs," Donald Meyer & Vadasy Patricia
  • "Making the Grade," Harvey Parker
  • "Maybe You Know My Kid," Mary Fowler
  • "More Attention, Less Deficit," Arie Tuckmand
  • "My Brother Matthew," Mary Thompson
  • "Otto Learns About his Medication," Matthew Galvin & Sandra Ferraro
  • "Putting on the Brakes," Patricia Quinn
  • "Shadow Syndromes," John Ratey, MD & Catherine Johnson PhD
  • "Shelly the Hyperactive Turtle," Deborah Moss and Carol Schwartz
  • "The Disorganized Mind," Nancy Ratey
  • "The Power of Resilience," Robert Brooks, PhD & Sam Goldstein, PhD
  • "Understanding Girls with ADHD," Kathleen Naseau, Ellen Littman, & Patricia Quinn
  • "Why Gender Matters," Leonard Sax, MD, PhD
  • "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?" Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo & Edward Hallowell, MD

Note: Many of the recommended books are available in The Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL) Special Needs Section (Cuyahoga County/Westlake residency not required).


  • "ADD & Loving It," Rick Green (available at WPPL)

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