Books in Print

Taking Charge of ADHD, The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents
Russell A. Barkley
This book gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD.

Making the System Work for your Child with ADHD
Peter S. Jensen
In this book, Dr. Jensen pools his own experiences with those of over 80 other parents to help you troubleshoot the system without reinventing the wheel. From breaking through bureaucratic bottlenecks at school to advocating for your child’s healthcare needs, this straightforward, compassionate guide is exactly the resource you’ve been looking for.

1-2-3 Magic
Thomas Phelan
1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking.

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood
Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey
Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and children—Hallowell and Ratey explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to daydreaming. They dispel common myths, offer helpful coping tools, and give a thorough accounting of all treatment options as well as tips for dealing with a diagnosed child, partner, or family member. But most importantly, they focus on the positives that can come with this “disorder”—including high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm.

Answers to Distraction
Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey
Drs. Hallowell and Ratey answer the questions most frequently asked at their workshops and seminars, resulting in an easy-to-read reference that covers every aspect of ADD: from identifying symptoms and diagnosis, to the latest treatment options, as well as practical day-to-day advice on how you or a loved one can live a normal life with ADD.

Delivered from Distraction
Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey
In this new book, Drs. Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey build on the breakthroughs of Driven to Distraction to offer a comprehensive and entirely up-to-date guide to living a successful life with ADD. Delivered from Distraction is a wise, loving guide to releasing the positive energy that all people with ADD hold inside. If you have ADD or care about someone who does, this is book is a recommended read.

Understanding Girls with AD/HD
Understanding Women with AD/HD
Kathleen Nadeau & Patricia Quinn
This book delivers a comprehensive and up-to-date information that illuminates the complexity of ADHD in girls and women, both across the lifespan and across multiple domains of life. Understanding Girls with ADHD is recommended for those needing guidance, support, and knowledge about female manifestations of ADHD.

Attention Deficit Disorder: the Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults
Thomas Brown
This book dispels the myths and offers reassuring, practical information about ADHD treatments. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and a rich variety of case studies from his own clinical practice, Dr. Thomas E. Brown describes what ADD syndrome is, how it can be recognized at different ages, and how it can best be treated.

ADHD Book: Living Right Now!
Martin Kutscher
The ADHD BOOK: Living Right Now! provides responsible, empathic, and extremely useful information for families and teachers. The book focuses on impulse control, over-reaction, foresight, and organization problems as key difficulties in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar and More!
Martin Kutscher
Kids in the Syndrome Mix is a concise, scientifically up-to-date, all-in-one guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children-from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction.

The Explosive Child: a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children.
Ross Greene
Dr. Ross Greene helps you understand why and when your child does these things and how to respond in ways that are nonpunitive, nonadversarial, humane, and effective. This book break’s down behaviours in a way that helps my parents understand their child’s behaviours.

It’s So Much Work to be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success
Richard Lavoie
Drawing on three decades of experience, Rick Lavoie provides powerful strategies for teaching friendship skills in the classroom, the homefront, and the community. First, you’ll explore the causes and consequences of “social incompetence.” Then, you’ll gain field-tested advice on how to help children work through daily social struggles and go from being picked on and isolated to becoming accepted and involved.

My Brain Needs Glasses : Living with Hyperactivity. Montréal: Québec Livres
Annick Vincent (2013)
My Brain Needs Glasses is an indispensable book for children and parents to better understand fills this book with instructive information and effective hints, to help young people, parents, and education and psychology professionals manage and treat ADHD.

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