The following books are highly recommended:

  • Taking Charge of ADHD

    by Russell Barkley, Ph.D. Year Published: 2005
    This book is written by one of the most well-published researchers in the field of ADHD and offers insight and understanding to the traits associated with ADHD.
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  • Smart but Scattered

    by Peg Dawson, Ph.D. and Richard Guare, Ph.D. Year Published: 2009
    A great resource on how to develop and nurture the skills that will help individuals with ADD traits to reach their full potential.
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  • Smart, Skillful & Successful! A Kid's Guide to Understanding ADHD (I'm Awesome)

    by Tracy Bryan Year Published: 2015

    This book is designed for students in order to help them understand and nurture the strengths associated with ADHD including curiosity, creativity and spontaneity.  Her message focuses on building self-esteem andhelping chidlren understand that just because you have ADHD, it does not mean that you cannot be smart and successful.

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  • Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

    by John Ratey, M.D. Year Published: 2013

    John Ratey is a Harvard psychiatrist who explains the research on how exercise positively impacts attention, alertness academic performance, motivation, symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress.

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  • Square Peg

    by L. Todd Rose Year Published: 2013
    This book is written by a Harvard lecturer who explains his personal (and often humorous) experiences growing up with ADHD.   He shares how he went from high school dropout to becoming a member of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He offers great insight into how individuals learn differently.and informs the reader about the influence of neurology, interpersonal connections and seizing opportunities when they arise.
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  • Superparenting for ADD

    by Edward Hallowell, M.D. Year Published: 2010
    An excellent book by the most well-published leader, researcher  and long-term treatment provider in the field of ADHD.  This book  largely focuses on the positive aspects of ADD and how to nurture them. 
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  • Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids

    by Richard Brown, M.D. Year Published: 2012
    This book offers a variety of non-medical interventions that research has demonstrated either compliment or substitute psychopharmacological treatment for ADD.
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  • Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It

    by Jerome Schultz, Ph.D. Year Published: 2011

    This book captures the feelings of frustration, helplessness and low self-esteem that often characterize students with ADHD and he offers a strength-based framework on how to help these students reach their fullest potential.

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  • Organizational Skills Training for Children with ADHD

    by Gallagher, Abikoff and Spira Year Published: 2014

    This workbook provides empirically supported handouts and interventions designed to help students with organizational skills and time management.

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  • Putting on the Brakes

    by Patricia Quinn, M.D. & Judith Stern, M.A. Year Published: 2009
    This book is a great resource for students who have ADD/ADHD.  It describes all of the traits (including all of the positive aspects) of ADD/ADHD and offers several student-friendly suggestions on how to manage academics and homework, friendships, emotions, attention and behavior.
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