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ADHD Resources – Websites
www.healthychildren.org: This is a website started by the American Academy of Pediatrics. There are several short articles about ADHD including parenting techniques.
www.CHADD.org: A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating children and adults about ADD and ADHD. They publish a helpful magazine called “Attention”. It is free to members. CHADD stands for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
www.Kidshealth.org: Another pediatric website dedicated to children’s health. The nice part of this website is there are whole sections written to children and teens.
www.Allkindsofminds.org: A non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with learning disabilities succeed in school
www.ED.org: A good resource to understand your rights in the school system
General Books on ADHD
ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide (AAP) by Michael I. Reiff MD FAAP Editor-in-Chief and Sherill Tippins
Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder by Edward M. Hallowell
Taking Charge of ADHD, Revised Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley PhD
Behavior Issues in ADHD
Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior by Russell A. Barkley
From Chaos to Calm: Effective Parenting for Challenging Children with ADHD and other Behavior Problems by Janet E. Heininger (Paperback)
Parenting/Teaching Techniques for ADHD
Making the System Work for Your Child with ADHD by Peter S. Jensen
Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child by Edward M. Hallowell
Parenting Children With Adhd: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (APA Lifetools) by Vincent J. Monastra
How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD/ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions by Sandra F. Rief
The Power of Positive Parenting: A Wonderful Way to Raise Children by Glenn Latham (Paperback)
Books for Teens and College Age with ADHD
Maybe You Know My Teen: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Adolescent with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Mary Cahill Fowler
Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD by Kathleen G. Nadeau
Books for Preteens with ADHD
Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD by Kathleen G. Nadeau
The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD by John F. Taylor (Paperback)
Other Topics on ADHD
Learning Disabilities: A to Z: A Parent's Complete Guide to Learning Disabilities from Preschool to Adulthood by Corinne Roth Smith (Paperback)
Understanding Girls with AD/HD by Patricia O. Quinn (Paperback)
Dr. McGonnell answers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ADHD and offers suggested readings.
Read more in our Learning Center.