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Book Resources

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For Parents

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents - Barkley
Hyperactive Children Grown Up - Weiss, Hechtman
Interventions for ADHD - Teeter
Your Defiant Child - Barkley, Benton
The Parent's Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders, 2nd Edition - McCarney and Bauer
Attention Deficit Disorder, A Different Perspective - Hartman
Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment From Infancy to Adulthood - Quinn
Daredevils and Daydreamers - Ingersoll
Defiant Children - Barkley
Helping the Child Who Doesn't Fit In - Nowicki and Duke
Hyperactivity: Why Won't My Child Pay Attention? - Goldstein and Goldstein
Learning Outside the Lines - Mooney and Cole
Life on the Edge: Parenting a Child With ADD/ADHD - Spohn
Lonely, Sad and Angry: A Parent's Guide to Depression in Children & Adolescents - Goldstei
Many Ways to Learn - Stern and Ami
The Misunderstood Child - Silver
Why Johnny Can't Concentrate - Moss and Dunlap
You and Your ADHD Child - Warren and Capeheart
Keys to Parenting a Child With Attention Deficit Disorders - McNamara & McNamara
Homework Success for Children with ADHD - Power, Karustis, Habboushe
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood - Hallowell, Ratey
Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids - Wilens
Beyond Ritalin: Facts about Medication and Other Strategies for Helping Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders - Garber

For Children

Distant Drums, Different Drummers - Ingersoll
Adolescents and ADD - Quinn
ADD and the College Student - Quinn
Getting a Grip on ADD - Frank and Smith
Jumpin Johnny, Get Back to Work - Gordon
Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention - Nadeau and Dixon
Otto Learns About His Medicine - Galvin
Shelley, the Hyperactive Turtle - Moss and Schwartz
Zipper: the Kid with ADHD - Janover
The Don't Give Up Kid - Gehret
Eagle Eyes - Gehret
Putting on the Brakes: Young people's guide to understanding ADHD - Quinn and Stern
Help is on the Way: A child's book about ADHD - Nemiroff and Annunziata
Sparkey's Excellent Misadventures: My ADD Journal - Carpenter

For Siblings

My Brother's a World Class Pain - Gordon
I'm Somebody, Too - Gehret

For Anyone Who is Interested

Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD - Dendy
The Clinician's Practical Guide to ADHD - Mercugliano, Power, Blum
Stimulant Drugs and ADHD - Solanto, Arnsten, Castellanos
Family Therapy for ADHD - Everett & Everett
ADHD and the Nature of Self Control - Barkley
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perspective - Hartmann
Attention Deficit Disorder, Diagnosis & Treatment from Infancy to Adulthood - Quinn
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment (Second Edition) - Barkley
Genetics of Mental Disorders: A guide for Students, Clinicians, and Researchers - Faraone, Tsuang, and Tsuang
Handbook of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Childhood - Goldstein and Reynolds
How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions for Helping Children with Attention Problems and Hyperactivity - Rief
A New Look at ADHD - Barkley
Attention, Genes, and ADHD - Levy and Hay
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with ADHD Children - Braswell


Last Reviewed: November 15, 2012

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