Solutions for Attention Deficits and Learning Problems
Books and Internet Resources
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There are more and more books being written about ADHD all the time. We have selected from the dozens available the following as good resources for parents and individuals.
Books about ADHD for parents
The A.D.D. Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child, by William Sears & Lynda Thompson.
Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Russell A. Barkley.
: A Consumer's Guide, by Michael Gordon.
Understanding Girls with AD/HD, by Kathleen G. Nadeau.
Books for Children with ADHD
Johnny Get Back to Work! : A Child's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity, by
Books for Adolescents and Adults with ADHD
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood, by Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey.
Answers to Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey.
Help 4 ADD @ High School, by Kathleen G. Nadeau.
in Fast Forward : Life, Love, and Work for the ADD Adult,
ADD Success Stories : A Guide to Fulfillment for Families With Attention Deficit-Disorder, by Thom Hartmann & John J. Ratey.
Journeys Through Adulthood: Discover a New Sense of Identity and Meaning While Living With Attention Deficit Disorder, by Sari Solden & Edward M. Hallowell.
Ways to Organize Your Life, by Judith Kolberg & Kathleen Nadeau.
Books about Alternative Interventions
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, by John J. Ratey.
The Omega-3 Connection, by Andrew Stoll.
Introduction to Quantitative EEG and Neurofeedback, by James Evans & Andrew Abarbanel.
Getting Rid of Ritalin: How Neurofeedback Can Successfully Treat Attention Deficit Disorder Without Drugs, by Robert W. Hill & Eduardo Castro.
Books about Psychological Testing
Understanding Psychological Testing in Children: A Guide for Health Professionals, by Stewart Gabel, Gerald D. Oster & Steven M. Butnik.
Books and Videos for Behavior Management
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, by Thomas W. Phelan. (book)
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, by Thomas W. Phelan. (VHS video tape)
Good Behavior, by Daniels Garber & Stephen W. Garber.
Smart Discipline, by Larry Koenig.
Books about "Difficult Children"
The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising and Enjoying the Five "Difficult" Types of Children, by Stanley I. Greenspan.
Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In, by Stephen Nowicki & Marshall P. Duke.
Books for Helping Children Cope
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish.
Raising a Thinking Child: Help Your Young Child to Resolve Everyday Conflicts and Get Along With Others: The "I Can Problem Solve" Program, by Myrna B. Shure & Theresa F. Digeronimo.
Raising a Thinking Preteen: The "I Can Problem Solve" Program for 8- to 12-Year-Olds, Myrna B. Shure & Roberta Israeloff.
Annie Stories: A Special Kind of Story Telling, by Doris Brett.
Books to Help Children Sleep
Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems, by Richard Ferber.
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night’s Sleep, by Marc Weissbluth.
Internet Resources for ADHD & LD
Sparktop.org, an interactive (and very "cool") website that helps teens and preteens develop better awareness of learning differences among individuals.
My ADHD, a comprehensive resource for mental health professionals, teachers, adults with ADHD and parents.
The Manhatten Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group. A broad collection of websites about ADD/ADHD.
ADDvance Specializes particularly in girls and women with ADD/ADHD. They offer a wide range of excellent books.
ADDitude Magazine, The Happy, Healthy, Lifestyle Magazine For People With ADD
A.D.D. Warehouse Online catalog of books, videos, training tools, games, and assessment products on Attention Deficit Disorder and related problems for parents, educators, health professionals, children and adults.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) The world's largest and most comprehensive adult ADHD website in the world
CHADD Support group
ADD in School provides hundreds of ideas to help students who have ADHD
All kinds of minds a site about Mel Levine's "Mind at a time" approach to education
SchwabLearning.org a parents' guide to helping children with learning disabilities
Handwriting without tears a site addressing writing problems
Wright's Law Special Education Law & Advocacy
Internet Resources for Neurofeedback
Neurofeedback in the News
Wired for Attention - Richmond's Style Weekly
Good Morning America - transcript of an interview with Joel Lubar
Parade Magazine "How to Calm a Child"
Psychology Today "Wired for Miracles"
Practices using Neurofeedback for ADHD