Child ADHD/ADD

  • Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents – by Russell A. Barkley
    • It presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year olds with ADHD.
  • Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons – by Mary Anne Richey and James W. Forgan
    • Filled with practical knowledge, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD.
  • Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (Lifetools: Books for the General Public) – by Vincent J. Monastra
    • Monastra offers a series of sequential lessons, beginning with the causes of ADHD and the most common medical treatments.
  • The ADHD Workbook for Kids: Helping Children Gain Self-Confidence, Social Skills, and Self-Control (Instant Help) – by Lawrence Shapiro, PhD
    • Includes activities to help your child:
      • Become a good listener and a good friend
      • Make school easier and more fun
      • Recognize his/her special gifts and build self-esteem
      • Practice planning ahead and learn responsibility
  • Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD – by Kathleen G. Nadeau and Ellen B. Dixon
    • This book emphasizes those aspects of ADHD that are troublesome to the children trying to look at the world more from their point of view.
  • Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living with ADHD – by Jeanne Kraus and Whitney Martin
    • He describes many ways of coping with ADHD: medication, therapy/counseling, and practical tips for school, home, and friendships.
  • Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids with ADD or ADHD – by Patricia O. Quinn and Judith M. Stern
    • This guide is packed with useful and empowering lessons/skills kids can apply to and implement in their daily lives.
  • ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Understanding Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of ADHD – by Ariana Kats
    • This book will help you understand ADHD so that you can know how best to help your child.
  • Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen’s Differences into Strengths in 7 Simple Steps – by Kenny Handelman
    • Helps parents to understand their “Parent’s ADD Journey,” and address whether ADD can be a gift and provides a 6-step plan to help you unwrap the gifts in ADD.
  • ADHD Without Drugs – A Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD - by Sanford Newmark, MD
    • He explains how to treat the whole child, not just the symptoms.
  • 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD (8 Keys to Mental Health) – by Cindy Goldrich MEd and Babette Rothschild
    • The eight “key” concepts here will help parents reduce chaos, improve cooperation, and nurture the advantages.
  • ADHD Guide – by Speedy Publishing
    • Coping with ADHD in children and adults, promoting ADHD parenting.
  • Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder – by Blythe N. Grossberg
    • Written by an expert with over 15 years of experience in treating adult ADHD and ADHD in children, Focused offers essential information to empower parents and provide immediate assistance.
  • The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: Professional Answers to 275 of the Top Questions Parents Ask – by Susan Ashley
    • Helps you understand your child’s illness and develop a plan to help them succeed.
  • The ADD/ADHD Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers – by Sandra F. Rief
    • Helps parents and teachers to better understand children and teenagers with attention problems and provide the kind of support and intervention that is crucial to kids’ success.
  • The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders – by Sandra F. Rief
    • The complete easy-to-reference guide to practical ADHD management and will be a go-to resource for parents, teachers, clinicians, and others involved in the care and education of students with ADHD.
  • The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD – by John F. Taylor, PhD
    • Includes real-life scenarios, quizzes, and a special message for parents.
  • Why Your Child is Hyperactive: The bestselling book on how ADHD is caused by artificial food flavors and colors – by M.D. Ben F. Feingold
    • Contains detailed information by the doctor who first reported that hyperactivity in children is often caused by artificial food coloring and food flavors.
  • Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons that Medicine Cannot Teach (APA Lifetools) – by Vincent J. Monastra
    • Monastra offers a series of sequential lessons, beginning with the causes of ADHD and the most common medical treatments.
  • Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential - by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
    • Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines.
  • **Organizational Skills Training for Children with ADHD: An Empirically Supported Treatment** – by Richard Gallagher, Howard B. Abikoff, and Elana G. Spira
    • This indispensable manual presents an easy-to-implement intervention with proven effectiveness for children with ADHD in grades 3 to 5. Organizational skills training helps kids develop essential skill sets for organizing school materials, tracking assignments, and completing homework and other tasks successfully.
  • **Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents** – by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
    • The book explains how these critical cognitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children’s behavior and school performance.