ADHD

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IN THE BLOG

BOOKS & WORKBOOKS

For Kids and Teens

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

by Dawson and 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.

Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

by Guare, Dawson and Guare

Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future--while making your relationship stronger.

The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition

by Dawson and Guare

An all-in-one resource for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are given the tools to get organized, manage their time, learn study strategies, create daily/weekly study plans, and stay on track. 

Attention Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD

by Patricia O. Quinn, MD

Suitable for 'tween' girls (ages 7-11) who have ADD/ADHD, this title offers girls, their parents, and professionals practical tips and techniques for managing attention disorders and the many aspects of life that these disorders can affect. It includes useful lessons that are simple to apply.

Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feels and Why They Do What They Do

by Nadeau, Littman and Quinn

Blending clinical examples, case material, and a masterful synthesis of research findings around the world, the authors reveal the roots of ADHD in females during the preschool years, also summarizing relevant causal factors, and display the highly individualized journeys through childhood, adolescence, and adulthood that these girls and women face.

For Adults

Thriving with Adult ADHD: Skills to Strengthen Executive Functioning 

by Phil Boissiere, MFT

Make real, sustainable changes with practical guidance and activities for sharpening your memory and attention, learning to plan and organize, strengthening your mental flexibility, enhancing your emotional regulation, improving your impulse control, and living your best life.

The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home

by Dawson and Guare

In this essential guide, leading experts help you map your own executive skills profile and take effective steps to boost your organizational skills, time management, emotional control, and nine other essential capacities

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

by Russell A. Barkley, PhD

For adults with ADHD, problems with attention, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life an uphill battle. Readers get hands-on self-assessment tools and skills-building exercises, plus clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments.

AD/HD and the College Student: The Everything Guide to Your Most Urgent Questions

by Patricia O. Quinn, MD

 Organized in a question-and-answer format, this guide is loaded with helpful information, practical tips, and resources.

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life: Strategies that Work from an Acclaimed Professional Organizer and a Renowned ADD Clinician

by Kolberg and Nadeau

This exciting new resource offers three levels of strategies and support: self-help, non-professional assistance from family and friends, and professional support; allowing the reader to determine the appropriate level of support.

MY FAVORITE AMAZON PRODUCTS FOR ADD/ADHD

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Tile Bluetooth Tracker

Tile Pro (Up to 400ft range)

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WEBSITES & ONLINE RESOURCES

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Free articles on coping with ADHD, quizzes on symptoms, resources

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Shareable infographics and resources related to anxiety disorders. Great for reference or reposting!