RESOURCES

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ADHD/ADD

Websites

ADDitude

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

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

  • Advocacy, free resources, free hotline to talk with an ADHD specialist, info for parents, educators, and people with ADHD.

Books/Workbooks (Click for Amazon Link)

Thriving with Adult ADHD: Skills to Strengthen Executive Functioning by Phil Boissiere MFT

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

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

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

The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition: Write It Down, Get It Done

  • For students in grades 6-12

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell Barkley, PhD

Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, Ellen Littman, PhD, and Patricia Quinn, MD

Attention Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD by Patricia Quinn, MD

  • A guide for girls ages 7-11 who want to learn more about their ADHD and how to cope

AD/HD and the College Student: The Everything Guide to Your Most Urgent Questions by Patricia Quinn, MD

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life: Strategies that Work by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD

Helpful Items

Tile

  • Really helpful and compact Bluetooth devices that you can use to keep track of commonly misplaced items like your wallet, phone, keys, tablet, luggage, etc.

  • Range up to 200 ft, water-resistant, 1-year

Tile Pro

  • Same concept as above but more expensive because it has a longer range (400 ft), louder ringer

Bubble Sensory Fidget Toys

  • Fun and simple way to keep your hands busy when you are feeling restless or in need of stress relief. Can also be helpful for people with sensory processing differences due to autism.