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What People Say About the Book
Full of tips and strategies collected over years of shared experiences, Fidget to Focus is a gold mine of information and sometimes surprising, sometimes heart-warming stories about how to stay focused and on track, even when tasks are tedious, dull, and boring
Thom Hartmann, Author of Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception
I love Fidget to Focus. I want to congratulate you on this wonderful and unique contribution to the field. Your book was very informative about how the ADD brain works and current understanding about the disorder, as well as the numerous practical, helpful sensory strategies for self-regulation that you shared.
Sandra Rief, Author of How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD/ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions
Fidgeting to stay focused…Imagine that! Sounds counterintuitive, but that is just what Dr. Rotz and Coach Sarah Wright are recommending in their new book, Fidget to Focus. Advocating repetitive sensory-motor activities as a fundamental strategy for improving attention and other cognitive abilities, they present a unique and fun way to turn outer chaos to calm focus.
Patricia O. Quinn, MD Director, National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD
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Roland Rotz, Ph.D.
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Carpinteria, CA 93013