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Superparenting for ADD by Edward Hallowell, MD - Any book by Hallowell will somehow make you wish you were ADD.  Very strengths-based, positive and hopeful. 


Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson & Richard GuareGreat resource for understanding and supporting your child's Executive Function Skills.  A very practical guide with lists, menu's, worksheets & strategies galore.

Smart but Scattered Teens by Peg Dawson, Richard Guare & Colin Guare

Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All about Your Ad/HD by Patricia O. Quinn

Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child by Edward M. Hallowell & Peter S. Jensen

⭐The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids, Elaine Tailor-Klaus Also her web page Impact Parents


⭐ADHD 2.0 Dr. Hallowell

Understanding Girls with ADHD Nadeau by Littman & Quinn

Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents by Dendy, Chris A. Zeigler. 

Smart but stuck: Emotions in teens and adults with ADHD Jossey-Bass and TE Brown


Outside the box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults- a Practical Guide Thomas Brown


Mindfulness for kids with ADHD: Skills to help children focus, succeed in school, and make friends. D Burdick

What your ADHD child wishes you knew: Working Together to empower kids for success in school and life by Dr. Sharon Saline

⭐How to ADHD, by Jessica McCabe - Easy to read and relatable. 

Brain-Body Parenting, by Mona Delahooke

Brainstorm The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. 

PlayDHD, by Kirsten Miliken

The Strength Switch

Books for Kids

Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD & Ellen B Dixon, PhD

Attention Girls! by Patricia Quinn

Resources for School Support

Step by step chart for receiving support through the school system: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/


504 Information

How to get a 504 plan Attitude Magazine

Sample 504 Plan for ADHD Attitude Magazine

IDEA Special Education Rights

ADHD Experts

Dr. Russell Barkley

Dr. Ned Hallowell

Dr. Sharon Saline

Online Magazines

Understood is an online resource for parents founded by 15 nonprofit organizations with one common desire to help parents help their children.

Through Your Child’s Eyes


ADDitude online Magazine


Podcast / YouTube Videos

Medication for ADHD: presentation by Dr. Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA

ADHD: A Changing Diagnosis 

ADHD: A Deficit of Interest 

Dr. Russell Barkley: The 30 Essential Ideas Every Parent Needs to Know (ADHD Meds and how they all work differently from each other)

Penny Williams - Parenting Podcast - (Contributing writer for ADDitude Magazine)


Jessica McCabe - How to ADHD


The ADHD Mama

Noteworthy Research Articles

Volkow ND, Wang G-J, Kollins SH, et al. Evaluating Dopamine Reward Pathway in ADHD: Clinical Implications. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302(10):1084-1091. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.1308.


Furukawa E, Bado P, Tripp G, Mattos P, Wickens JR, Bramati IE, et al. (2014) Abnormal Striatal BOLD Responses to Reward Anticipation and Reward Delivery in ADHD. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89129. 


NIMH Press Release, Brain Matures a Few Years Late in ADHD, But Follows Normal Pattern November 12, 2007  Press Release


2008 Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Albuquerque.  Stephen M. Rao, Ph.D. Published in Nature Neuroscience. "Brain differences in ADHD." ScienceDaily. 06 February 2017.


Purper-Ouakil, D., Ramoz, N., Lepagnol-Bestel, AM. et al. Neurobiology of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Pediatr Res 69, 69–76 (2011).




Seth Perler - Ways to help kids who struggle with executive functioning. Seth has videos for students, parents and teachers.  

360 Cognitive ConnectionsFabulous executive function resource for families and educators


ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)

ACO (ADHD Coaches Organization): Worldwide professional membership organization for ADHD coaches.

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit and/or Hyperactivity Disorder) largest non-profit that goes to helping kids and adults with AD/HD.

Center for Parent Information and Resources:  The Center for Parent Information and Resources allows you to select your state and find local resources. These local chapters can provide general information, help find a school, recommend a therapist, and much more.

Learning Disability Association of America: a non-profit organization that helps children and adults with learning disabilities through coordination of experts, counselors, educators and parents by offering information and resources to the people who need them.

Disability Association 


360 Thinking Cognitive Connections

Smart but Scattered 

Helping my child understand the Neuropsychological Evaluation process by Liz Angoff

Article by Sarah Ward about teaching executive function skills through her Get Ready, Do, Done model



Impact Parents - A phenomenal organization for parenting support. I highly recommend their online Sanity School and subsequent parent support groups.



Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life, By Dr. Stuart Shanker 

The Yes Brain, HOW TO CULTIVATE COURAGE, CURIOSITY, AND RESILIENCE IN YOUR CHILD by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.


Lives in the Balance - Founded by Ross Greene. Lot’s of parenting resources including Collaborative Problem Solving model.

The MEHRIT Center - Stuart Shanker. Self-regulation resources for parents and teachers.

The Anti-boring Approach to Powerful Studying

Systems Checklist by Seth Perler



10 Steps to Foster Organization: Homework and Beyond!, Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP


Order out of Chaos

Order Out of Chaos Planner They have a great planner


Time Timer Visual Timers 


Mary Dee Sklar Great resource for ADHD friendly time management skill building



Why Will No One Play With Me, Caroline Maguire


Caroline Maguire- Social Skills Expert


Caroline Maguire - TEDx Talk

Social Thinking




Mercury Reader - Free Use to clean up a web page to view it in a streamlined reader view (no ads)

Game Quitters



Voice Aloud Reader App

BeeLine Reader

This page is actively updated so please refer back for the most up-to-date resources

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