Subtitle What Parents and Teachers Really Need to Know to Empower Complicated Kids with Confidence and Calm

Elaine Taylor-Klaus
Price $22.99 / £16.99
Description Description
Guide kids of all ages on their path to independence and success!
The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids is a wake-up call, a clear path for action, and a message of inspiration, providing a reality-based recipe for raising complex kids, while not making yourself (or your family) crazy in the process.

Parenting expert Elaine Taylor-Klaus of walks you through a proven coach-approach method that provides essential tools for clearly setting effective and realistic expectations for your kids to eliminate daily battles and constant upheaval.
It doesn’t matter if your child has ADHD, anxiety, learning disabilities, autism, depression, ODD, or attachment issues—complex kids struggle with some aspects of life and learning, and they need your understanding and support. A coach-approach will help you communicate, collaborate, and guide kids of all ages on a path to independence and success.

Here are some of the challenges, coach-approach messages, and strategies you will learn:

Challenge: “This Kid Is Really Smart, but . . .”

Coach’s Reframe: Parent from Inspiration --> Strategy: Shed the Shoulds

Challenge: “I’ve Tried Everything, but Nothing Works” 

Coach’s Reframe: Start with You  --> Strategy: Relationships over Tasks

Challenge: “My Kid’s Just Not Motivated” 

Coach’s Reframe: Executive Function --> Strategy: Use Motivation

Challenge: “Where Do I Start?” 

Coach’s Reframe: Take a Marathon View --> Strategy: Take Aim

With The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with ADHD, Anxiety, and More, your family can rediscover peace…and thrive.
Format Trade Paperback 192 Pages
ISBN 9781592339358
Size6.00 in x 9.00 in / 152.40 mm x 228.60 mm
Published Date September 1st, 2020
Elaine Taylor-Klaus
Elaine Taylor-Klaus is the founder and CEO of, where she teaches thousands of parents, educators, and other professionals dynamic strategies for parenting and educating children with complex issues. She is a former parenting advisor to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a former national Board member of CHADD (Children and Adults with AD/HD), and an internationally recognized parenting coach, educator, and speaker. She is a mother of three complex kids and the author of Parenting ADHD Now!
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