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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.

ADHD-Hyperactivity : A Consumer's Guide, by Michael Gordon.

ADD/ADHD Behavior Change Resource Kit: Ready to use Strategies & Activities for Helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Brad L. Flick.

Understanding Girls with AD/HD, by Kathleen G. Nadeau.

The Edison Gene: ADHD and the Gift of the Hunter Child, by Thom Hartmann.  [click here for more information about Thomas Edison]


Books for Children with ADHD

Putting on the Brakes : Young People's Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,  by Patricia O. Quinn.

Jumpin' Johnny Get Back to Work! : A Child's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity, by Michael Gordon.


Books for Adolescents and Adults with ADHD

Delivered from Distraction : Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Edward M. Hallowell &John J. Ratey.

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.

ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Patricia O. Quinn.

Adventures in Fast Forward : Life, Love, and Work for the ADD Adult,
by Kathleen G. Nadeau.

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Kate Kelly.

ADD Success Stories : A Guide to Fulfillment for Families With Attention Deficit-Disorder, by Thom Hartmann & John J. Ratey.

The Hidden Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults, by Robert J. Resnick.

Journeys Through Adulthood: Discover a New Sense of Identity and Meaning While Living With Attention Deficit Disorder, by Sari Solden & Edward M. Hallowell.

ADD-Friendly 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.

A Symphony in the Brain, by Jim Robbins. [website about this book]

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.

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, "Chronically Inflexible" Children, by Ross W. Greene.

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.

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.

ADD in the News

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.

ADD Bookstore


The A.D.D. and Family Support Center

Mining Company Guide to ADHD  

Help for ADD

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

LD On Line

SchwabLearning.org a parents' guide to helping children with learning disabilities

Handwriting without tears a site addressing writing problems

Links on developing an IEP (Individual Educational Plan)

Wright's Law Special Education Law & Advocacy


Internet Resources for Neurofeedback

Southeastern Biofeedback and Neurobehavioral Institute (Dr. Joel Lubar)

EEG Neurofeedback

Society for Neuronal Regulation

EEG Spectrum


Neurofeedback in the News

Wired for Attention - Richmond's Style Weekly

CNN: Biofeedback Widens Its Role in Medicine

Good Morning America - transcript of an interview with Joel Lubar  

Parade Magazine "How to Calm a Child"

Psychology Today "Wired for Miracles"

National Public Radio – Weekend Edition

CBS News - Reading, Writing and Ritalin


Practices using Neurofeedback for ADHD

Southeastern Biofeedback and Neurobehavioral Institute (Dr. Joel Lubar)

Braincare, Inc.

Amen Clinics, Inc 


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