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The ADD/ADHD Checklist: a Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers, 2nd Edition. Sandra Rief, $19.99

Presented in a concise, easy-to-read checklist format, The ADD/ADHD Checklist is packed with practical advice and information on a wide range of topics, including what we do and don't know about ADHD, probable causes, critical elements for school success, the most commonly prescribed medications, what children with ADHD need at home, effective behavioral strategies, how to help kids stay organized, and advocating for an ADHD child.


ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus. Frank Jacobelli & L.A. Watson, $18.95

Featuring enjoyable, practical activities that teach children how to improve behavior and improve brain function. When medications are not the answer — or when they are not enough — this book will help parents, teachers and counselors to help children become more successful at school and in everyday activities and relationships.


The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook. Dana Goodbout Laake & Pamela Compart, $24.99

Many children diagnosed with ADHD or autism have nutritional or metabolic inefficiencies. This detailed and practical book will help you find out if your child is one of those suffering from this condition, and learn how you can drastically improve your child’s symptoms and wellbeing. Doctor-nutritionist team Pamela Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N., reveal how to properly and safely implement supplements and dietary changes.

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ADHD: Living Without Brakes. Martin Kutscher, $22.95

Author Martin Kutscher, a pediatric neurologist, describes the spectrum of ADHD, the concurrent symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face. The book focuses on solutions, based around four rules: keeping it positive, keeping it calm, keeping it organized and keep doing rules one to three. Realistic and optimistic, this book is the ideal source of information and advice for parents and professionals who are trying to keep up with children who are living without brakes.


AD/HD Parenting Handbook: Practical Advice for Parents from Parents, 2nd Edition. Colleen Alexander-Roberts, $17.95

A compilation of practical advice and tips for handling daily activities that often prove problematic for ADHD children, such as getting ready for school, going to bed, performing chores, completing homework, and playing with other children. This revised and updated edition offers proven techniques for raising hyperactive kids without losing your cool.


ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know, 2nd Edition. Michael Reiff, $18.95

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know is a balanced guide to help you and your child meet the many challenges of ADHD. Written in clear, accessible language, this book includes the latest information on diagnosis, advocacy, and medications as well as age-appropriate guidance from preschool through adolescence.

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The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions. Sarah Hendrickx, $24.95

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. Each chapter focuses on a different condition, describing its history, causes and characteristics, its implications for the individual, diagnosis and assessment, treatments and approaches, and strategies for providing support and self-support. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, OCD, Tourette's and Anxiety Disorders.


Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your Child or Teen’s Differences into Strengths in 7 Simple Steps. Kenny Handelman, $21.50

In Attention Difference Disorder, Dr. Handelman combines his clinical and scientific background with a positive, strength based approach to bring you 7 simple steps to succeed with ADD.

Dr. Handelman shares that there is not always a deficit in attention with ADD, rather there are differences.  In this concise, easy to read and thorough book, you'll begin to see ADD in a completely different light. The science is combined with a practical and easy to implement approach, where the 7 steps help parents navigate the different treatments needed to help their children succeed. The 7 steps include strategies for home, school, medications as well as a thorough review of alternative treatments for ADD.

Attention Difference Disorder helps parents to understand their "Parent's ADD Journey", and provides a plan to help you to unwrap the gifts in your child’s ADD.

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The Boy from Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD. Alison Thompson, $18.95

For Alison, life with her son Daniel sometimes seemed like an endless round of difficulties: disobedience, backchat, rudeness, name-calling and aggression. Upon starting school, where his aggression and lack of concentration concerned teachers, Daniel was given a vague diagnosis of borderline Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which was later changed to ADHD with secondary Oppositional Defiant Disorder and autistic traits.

In this honest account of the first 18 years of Daniel's life, Alison exposes her own worries, doubts, and exceptional courage at every pivotal turn in Daniel's life. Interspersing the narrative with tips and advice on what she has found useful — or not — in bringing up Daniel, Alison also provides encouraging guidance for teachers and fellow parents. This book also raises serious questions about how the education system supports children with special needs, and if medication can be the answer to managing ADHD in children.


The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD: a Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Gain Focus and Self-Control. Rebecca Branstetter, $21.50

With The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD, you will learn how to take a relationship-centered approach to parenting that engages your child and ensures that he succeeds behaviorally, socially, and cognitively. Conscious parenting is about being present with your child and taking the time to understand how to help him flourish. By practicing this mindful method, you can support your child emotionally and help nurture his development.

With this all-in-one guide, you can create a plan that not only addresses the challenges a child with ADHD faces, but also creates a mindful, less stressful atmosphere for the whole family.

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Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome and Other Learning Deficits. Deirdre Lovecky, $32.95

Through recognizing, explaining and exploring the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties. Lovecky advises how best to nurture individual needs, positive behavior and relationships at home and at school.


Disconnected Kids: the Groundbreaking Brain Balance Program for Children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Other Neurological Disorders, Revised and Updated Edition. Robert Melillo, $18.95

Dr. Robert Melillo brings a new understanding to the cause of autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia, and obsessive compulsive disorder with his revolutionary program. It has achieved fully documented results that have dramatically improved the quality of life for children and their families in every aspect: behavioral, emotional, academic, and social. Disconnected Kids shows parents how to use this drug-free approach at home, including:

  • Fully customizable exercises that target physical, sensory and academic performance
  • A behavior modification plan
  • Advice for identifying food sensitivities that play a hidden role
  • A follow-up program that helps to ensure lasting results

A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic. Marilyn Wedge, $21.00

In 1987, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. By 2000, that number jumped to 7 percent, and in 2014 the number rose to an alarming 11 percent. To combat the disorder, two thirds of these children, some as young as three years old, are prescribed powerful stimulant drugs like Ritalin and Adderall to help them cope with symptoms. Meanwhile, ADHD rates have remained relatively low in other countries such as France, Finland, and the United Kingdom, and Japan, where the number of children diagnosed with and medicated for ADHD is a measly 1 percent or less. 

Alarmed by this trend, family therapist Marilyn Wedge set out to understand how ADHD became an American epidemic. If ADHD were a true biological disorder of the brain, why was the rate of diagnosis so much higher in America than it was abroad? Was a child's inattention or hyperactivity indicative of a genetic defect, or was it merely the expression of normal behavior or a reaction to stress? Most important, were there alternative treatments that could help children thrive without resorting to powerful prescription drugs? In an effort to answer these questions, Wedge published an article in Psychology Today entitled "Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD" in which she argued that different approaches to therapy, parenting, diet, and education may explain why rates of ADHD are so much lower in other countries.

In A Disease Called Childhood, Wedge examines how myriad factors have come together, resulting in a generation addicted to stimulant drugs, and a medical system that encourages diagnosis instead of seeking other solutions. Writing with empathy and dogged determination to help parents and children struggling with an ADHD diagnosis, Wedge draws on her decades of experience, as well as up-to-date research, to offer a new perspective on ADHD. Instead of focusing only on treating symptoms, she looks at the various potential causes of hyperactivity and inattention in children and examines behavioral and environmental, as opposed to strictly biological, treatments that have been proven to help. In the process, Wedge offers parents, teachers, doctors, and therapists a new paradigm for child mental health — and a better, happier, and less medicated future for American children

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Disorganized Children: a Guide for Parents and Professionals. Edited by Samuel Stein & Uttom Chowdhury, $35.95

Disorganized children may display a range of behaviours symptomatic of, for example, ADHD, autism and conduct disorders, but they often fail to meet all the criteria for a clear diagnosis. In this book, psychiatrists, speech, family and occupational therapists and neurodevelopment specialists present a range of behavioural and psychological strategies to help disorganized children improve concentration and performance in the classroom and deal with a variety of behaviour and social interaction difficulties. The combination of information, exercises and case studies makes this a valuable tool for use by parents, health care and teaching professionals, and the authors provide an insight into the mind of disorganized children and practical guidance on how best to help them achieve their full potential.


8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD. Cindy Goldrich, $25.95

Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication, and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent, and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools, and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills.

Following the parenting principle to “Parent the child you have,” Goldrich offers advice to help readers tailor their parenting to meet the needs of their unique child. The book also leads parents to recognize the value of being a leader and a guide to children, building parents’ confidence in their decision-making, and giving children a sense of safety, security, and confidence.

The principles outlined in 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD are appropriate for parenting kids of all ages—until they have “launched” and are on their own.


8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't Quite Fit In. Mark Bowers, $22.95

A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic of interest or spend excessive hours a day reading, playing video games, or playing with just one toy. These kids are not so far afield as to fall on the autism spectrum, but they are unique, and their behaviors are not addressed in typical parenting books.

This book defines quirky markers and offers strategies for parents to understand their children’s brains and behaviors; to know what is developmentally appropriate, and what isn’t; to understand how to reach their kids; and to help facilitate their social functioning in the world. It will calm the hearts and minds of parents who worry that their child doesn’t fit in and offer hope to parents who need strategies to support their quirky child’s overall development.

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The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD. Cecil Reynolds, Kimberley Vannest & Judith Harrison, $27.95

Accessible, reassuring and grounded in scientific research, The Energetic Brain offers parents, teachers, and adults with ADHD proven skills to solve learning and social problems and to promote success in all aspects of life.


The Everything Parent’s Guide to ADHD in Children. Carole Jacobs & Isadore Wendel, $17.99

A practical and reassuring guide to getting the right diagnosis, understanding treatments and helping your child.


The Family ADHD Solution. Mark Bertin, $23.00

A scientific approach to maximizing your child’s attention and minimizing parental stress.

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The Gift of ADHD Activity Book: 101 Ways to Turn Your Child’s Problems into Strengths. Lara Honos-Webb, $19.95

Based on the ideas presented in her book The Gift of ADHD, author Lara Honos-Webb brings parents fun and positive activities to help develop and reinforce your child’s creativity, sensitivity and passion for living.


The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths. Lara Honos-Webb, $22.95

As a parent, you already know that your child has many gifts. What you may not know is that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related symptoms-the very qualities that lead him or her to act out and distract others-may be among them. This second edition of The Gift of ADHD includes compelling new research indicating that the impulses that lead your child to act exuberantly may correspond with unusual levels of creativity and a heightened capacity for insight into the feelings and emotions of others. Could it be that ADHD is not a hindrance, but an asset in our fast-paced digital age?

ADHD expert Lara Honos-Webb presents the evidence for this revolutionary concept and explains how you can help your child develop control over inattentive, hyperactive behavior and enhance the five gifts of ADHD: creativity, attunement to nature, interpersonal intuition, energetic enthusiasm, and emotional sensitivity. Filled with easy skill-building activities you and your child can do together, this book will help your child transform problematic symptoms into strengths, then build the self-esteem they need to let those gifts shine.

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Healing Young Brains — the Neurofeedback Solution: Drug-Free Treatment for Childhood Disorders, Including Autism, ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety. Robert Hill & Eduardo Castro, $22.95

Healing Young Brains is a parent’s guide to treating their children with neurofeedback as an alternative to drugs. Neurofeedback is a form of brainwave feedback that can help train a child's brain to overcome slow brainwave activity and increase and maintain its speed permanently. Quick, noninvasive and cost effective, neurofeedback is effective without any of the side effects associated with drugs commonly used to such childhood disorders as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, sleep disorders, and emotional problems.


The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $24.95

Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism. The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids With Executive Functioning Difficulties helps parents pinpoint weak executive functions in their children, then learn how to help their kids overcome these deficits with practical, easy solutions.

Children who can't select, plan, initiate, or sustain action toward their goals are children who simply struggle to succeed in school and other aspects of life. Parents need the helpful, proven advice and interactive surveys and action plans in this book to empower them to take positive action to teach their disorganized, impulsive child to achieve independence, success, and a level of self-support.


The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook: the Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet. Pamela Compart & Dana Laake, $20.99

The best “kid-friendly” recipes and guide to the gluten-free milk-free diet for ADHD and Autism. What it is. Why it works. How to do it.

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Late, Lost, and Unprepared: a Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning. Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel, $33.95

Executive functions are the cognitive skills that help us manage our lives and be successful. Children with weak executive skills, despite their best intentions, often do their homework but forget to turn it in, wait until the last minute to start a project, lose things, or have a room that looks like a dump! The good news is that parents can do a lot to support and train their children to manage these frustrating and stressful weaknesses.

Late, Lost and Unprepared is a must-have book for parents of children from primary school through high school who struggle with:

  • Impulse Control (taking turns, interrupting others, running off)
  • Cognitive Flexibility (adapting to new situations, transitions, handling frustrations)
  • Initiation (starting homework, chores, and major projects)
  • Working Memory (following directions, note-taking, reading and retaining info)
  • Planning & Organizing (completing and turning in homework, juggling schedules)
  • Self-monitoring (making careless errors, staying on topic, getting into trouble but not understanding why)

Written by clinical psychologists, LATE, LOST AND UNPREPARED emphasizes the need for a two-pronged approach to intervention: 1) helping the child to manage demands in the short run, and 2) building independent skills for long-term self-management. Full of encouragement and practical strategies, the book’s organization makes it easy to grasp concepts quickly and get started.


Mindful Parenting for ADHD: a Guide to Cultivating Calm, Reducing Stress & Helping Children Thrive. Mark Bertin, $27.95

If you are a parent of a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably face many unique daily challenges. Kids with ADHD are often inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive, since ADHD affects all of self-management and self-regulation. As a result, you might become chronically frustrated or stressed out, which makes caring for ADHD that much harder. In this book, a developmental pediatrician presents a proven-effective program for helping both you and your child with ADHD stay cool and collected while remaining flexible, resilient, and mindful.

Mark Bertin addresses the various symptoms of ADHD using non-technical language and a user-friendly format. In addition, he offers guidelines to help you assess your child's strengths and weaknesses, create plans for building skills and managing specific challenges, lower stress levels for both yourself and your child, communicate effectively, and cultivate balance and harmony at home and at school.

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The NDD Book. William Sears, $14.50

How Nutrition Deficit Disorder affects your child's learning, behavior and health and what you can do about it – without drugs.


No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control—The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive. Adam Cox, $17.50

No Mind Left Behind is a program for helping children master the eight essential cognitive skills that are critical for success in life in work:

• Taking initiative • Screening out distractions • Organizing • Thinking flexibly
• Planning • Regulating emotions • Self-monitoring • Using memory effectively

Using case studies and anecdotes, Dr. Cox presents a comprehensive and practical plan for parents. The book addresses special-needs children as well as neurotypical children, and includes practical suggestions for parents and educators.


100 Questions & Answers about Your Child’s ADHD: From Preschool to College, 2nd Edition. Ruth Nass & Fern Leventhal, $20.95

In this completely revised and updated edition, Dr. Ruth Nass and Dr. Fern Leventhal provide an authoritative yet compassionate explanation of the ins and outs of treating this condition and teaching your child strategies for living and learning with ADHD. Discussing the medical and psycho-social aspects of the condition, this practical guide offers parents a helping hand in coping with the demands of raising a child with ADHD and setting their children on a course for success.

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1000 Best Tips for ADHD: Expert Answers and Bright Advice to Help You and Your Child. Susan Ashley, $16.99

When you're struggling to help your child with homework, chores, or behavior, what you need are quick, easy, and effective tips you can use right away. Even getting through seemingly easy tasks can be a relentless challenge that never seems to get easier. As a child psychologist specializing in ADHD for more than twenty years, Dr. Ashley knows exactly what parents face every day. 1000 Best Tips for ADHD gives parents quick tips and easy-to-implement solutions that make even the toughest days go smoother.


1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2 – 12, 6th Edition. Thomas Phelan, $22.50; DVD $56.95

This award-winning, bestselling book in a new edition is now even easier to use with an updated internal design that is user-friendly and has more visual interest. The 6th Edition is more engaging and browse-able for the reader. We’ve also added a handy new index. The world's simplest and most effective parenting program is all right here!

  • Part I: Building a Solid Foundation for Parenting
  • Part II: Controlling Obnoxious Behavior: Parenting Job 1
  • Part III: Managing Testing and Manipulation
  • Part IV: Encouraging Good Behavior: Parenting Job 2
  • Part V: Strengthening Your Relationship with Your Children: Parenting Job 3
  • Part VI: Enjoying Your New Family Life

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 Workbook. Thomas Phelan & Tracy Lewis, $17.95

This user-friendly manual includes chapter reviews, case studies, self-evaluation questions and planning exercises to help parents get the most out of the 1-2-3 Magic program.

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Organize Your ADD/ADHD Child: a Practical Guide for Parents. Cheryl Carter, $16.95

Living with ADD/ADHD can be hectic, and parenting a child with this disorder can feel like an uphill struggle when even the simplest of tasks causes havoc. This book addresses the issues of organization and time management in relation to ADD/ADHD, suggesting practical ways of organizing your child's day and turning chaos into calm. Cheryl Carter’s no-nonsense, step-by-step strategies, in combination with positive affirmations and realistic demands, will get ADD/ADHD children organized, and from A to B without a hitch.


Overcoming ADHD: Helping Your Child Become Calm, Engaged and Focused – Without a Pill. Stanley Greenspan & Jacob Greenspan, $31.95

This informative guide applies Stanley Greenspan’s developmental approach to a very common disorder. In his distinctive and original view, ADHD is a set of common symptoms that arise from several different sensory, motor, and self-regulation problems. Greenspan emphasizes the role of emotion, seeking the root of the condition and rebuilding the foundations of healthy development. Overcoming ADHD steers away from the pitfalls of labeling, or of simply stamping out symptoms with medication, and demonstrates Greenspan’s abiding belief in the growth and individual potential of each child.


Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach, 2nd Edition. Vincent Monastra, $21.95

In this second edition of Parenting Children With ADHD, Dr. Vince Monastra provides practical, step-by-step guidance to parents looking for ways to bring out the best in kids with ADHD. He presents updated lessons about the causes of ADHD, how medications work, and the problems that sleep deficits, poor nutrition, and other medical disorders can cause. He also shares his innovative approach for improving organization, task-completion, problem-solving and emotional control. Updates in this edition include:

  • new procedures and tests for diagnosing ADHD
  • empirically-supported psychological treatments for ADHD, including neurotherapy
  • tips for developing a safe, supportive educational environment for your child
  • a new chapter on teaching life values such as kindness, generosity and compassion

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Parenting Your Child with ADHD: a No-Nonsense Guide for Nurturing Self-Reliance and Cooperation. Craig Wiener, $22.95

Parenting Your Child with ADHD presents a groundbreaking program for parents seeking to reduce their child’s inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and strengthen his or her capacity for self-reliance and cooperation. This unique program promotes positive ways of interrelating and shows parents the five main ways they may have unwittingly reinforced ADHD symptoms in the past. Far from encouraging parents to strictly manage ADHD children, this approach promotes independence in kids so that less discipline and surveillance is necessary.

Specifically, this book helps parents promote cooperation by phrasing their requests in specific ways, reducing pressure on their child, and acknowledging the child’s preference as a way to make cooperation a more attractive choice to him or her. Parents learn to resolve problems related to messiness, inappropriate silliness and intrusiveness, chores and helping family members, coordinating schedules, sneaking and stealing, noise and yelling, and overreacting. The second part of the book moves on to issues that take place outside the home, such as shopping excursions, family outings, and travel. Finally, parents learn ways to increase their child’s independence and cooperation with schoolwork and compliance in the classroom environment. The child learns the value of being knowledgeable without the motivation of punishment or gift rewards.


Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $19.95

Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that" with their own sons, Raising Boys with ADHD empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. The book covers topics not often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis, and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college. Filled with practical knowledge, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.


Raising Girls With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Daughters. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $19.95

Raising Girls with ADHD provides expert information to empower parents to make decisions about identification, treatment options, behavioral strategies, personal/social adjustment, educational impact, and many other issues from preschool through high school. These girls' struggles with socialization and peer acceptance, executive functioning skills like memory and organization, and emotional well-being and self-confidence are discussed with a goal of maximizing strengths and providing supports for weaknesses. Complete self-reflection surveys and action steps for parents and girls alike are included to create a dynamic action plan for your daughter's success in school and beyond.

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Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen with ADHD or LD for College. Theresa Maitland & Patricia Quinn, $23.95

Using college readiness surveys and handy worksheets, Ready for Take-Off helps parents promote self-determination, academic and daily living skills in your teen — skills needed to succeed in college and life beyond high school.


Remembering Ritalin: a Doctor and Generation Rx Reflect on Life and Psychiatric Drugs. Lawrence Diller, $17.00

How are the kids of Generation Rx doing now? This groundbreaking book reveals the answers — and raises some important new questions.

Written by a clinician with more than thirty years of experience with child patients, Remembering Ritalin offers an intimate and revealing look at the ADHD generation — how they’re doing now and the long-term effects of their diagnoses, medication, and treatment. Revisiting former patients who are now in their twenties, Dr. Diller takes a fresh look at the issue of treating our kids. Together with his articulate former patients, Remembering Ritalin provides insights into one of the most controversial treatment methods of our time.


School Success for Kids with ADHD. Stephan Silverman, Jacqueline Iseman & Sue Jeweler, $19.95

With the growing number of children diagnosed with attention problems, parents and teachers need practical advice for helping these children succeed in school. School Success for Kids with ADHD looks at the causes and types of attention deficits and how they appear in the school context. Readers learn to advocate for these students in the school environment, and how to coach students with attention deficits to success. The authors also include a brief overview of research and medical perspectives on attention deficits, strategies used by teachers of children with ADHD, and helpful tools for parents and teachers to employ.

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Special Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free. Judy Converse, $20.00

At last — nutrition strategies designed to lessen dependence on prescription medications and to help your child thrive. The book’s nutrition-focused tools help minimize meds and maximize health and well-being. Covers autism, asthma, ADHD, allergies, mood disorders and learning problems.


Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD: a Self Help Manual for Parents. Cathy Laver-Bradbury, et al, $18.95

Raising a child with ADHD can be distressing and exhausting for the whole family. But given the appropriate knowledge, and the right tools, parents can intervene to manage their child's behaviour, leading to improved relationships at home and, it is hoped, a more successful time at school.

Based on research and extensive clinical experience, Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD will help families to adapt their parenting to the child, improving relationships and behaviours in the home and at play group.


Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, 4th Edition. Timothy Wilens & Paul Hammerness, $24.50

Is medication the right choice for treating your child's emotional or behavioral problems? How can you be confident that he or she has been properly diagnosed? What do you need to know to get the most benefits from medication treatment, with the least risk? From leading child psychiatrists Timothy Wilens and Paul Hammerness, this book has already empowered many tens of thousands of parents to make tough decisions and become active, informed managers of their children's care. With clarity and compassion, it explains how medications work; their impact on kids' emotions, personality, school performance, and health; the pros and cons of specific treatment options; and much more. In addition to parents, teachers and other school professionals will find this book an ideal reference.

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Super-Parenting for ADD: an Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child.Edward Hallowell & Peter Jensen, $18.95

Drs. Hallowell and Jensen fully understand the real and everyday challenges — both at home and at school — facing parents of an ADD child. Super-Parenting for ADD shows you how to unwrap the wonderful, surprising gifts of ADD and turn what is too often labeled a lifelong disability into lifelong strengths.


Taking Charge of ADHD: the Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, 3rd Edition. Russell Barkley, $25.50

This treasured parent resource 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. Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips and tools, Dr. Barkley helps you:

  • Make sense of your child's symptoms
  • Get an accurate diagnosis
  • Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support
  • Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior
  • Strengthen your child's academic and social skills
  • Use rewards and incentives effectively
  • Restore harmony at home

Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens with ADHD: a Guide for Parents and Counselors. Vincent Monastra, $23.50

When children have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), even if their medication smoothes out the worst of the bumps, they still may have a lot of trouble in social situations. Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens With ADHD describes the Life Skills Program created by author Vincent Monastra at his ADHD clinic. It features practical strategies for helping children and teens develop essential life skills at home, school, or in a support group setting. Some of these skills include:

  • Engaging others in conversations
  • Seeking out confidence-building experiences
  • Responding appropriately to teasing
  • Establishing friendships and social networks
  • Trying group activities to avoid isolation
  • Developing healthy eating, sleeping and exercise habits
  • Solving problems and getting organized
  • Showing sensitivity to others' emotions

Each chapter includes exercises to help you teach, model, and guide your child in trying out these skills. Interactive checklists, quizzes, and guided journal entries are provided as tools for reflection and for engaging children and teens in ways that are interesting and fun.

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10 Days to a Less Distracted Child. Jeffrey Bernstein, $18.50

A fresh and practical take on handling inattentive/hyperactive children. Anecdotal examples throughout help parents understand their kids, improve focus and organization at school, and eliminate other distracted or inappropriate behaviors at home. Effective for all kinds of attention problems, this original approach to inattentive children will help parents overcome the daily battles and help build your child’s confidence, skills and self-esteem.


Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities: a Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Lisa Kurtz, $19.95

Understanding Controversial Therapies covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems. For each approach, the author provides a detailed description of what the treatment involves, which professionals will be working with the child, and an explanation of the rationale behind the therapy. She also offers advice on who to approach for treatment, and includes a list of recommended resources and useful contacts for further information.


Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do, 2nd Edition. Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman & Patricia Quinn, $25.95

A practical, solution-focused book, Understanding Girls with ADHD offers sound advice for accurate diagnosis, and for working with girls from preschool through high school. The book also looks at the research on co-existing conditions such as mood disorders, eating disorders, and other at-risk behaviors, and addresses ways to address these risks.

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Complete Booklist

ADD Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child. William Sears& Linda Thompson, $22.99

The ADD/ADHD Checklist: a Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers, 2nd Edition. Sandra Rief, $19.99

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus. Frank Jacobelli & L.A. Watson, $18.95

The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook. Dana Goodbout Laake & Pamela Compart, $24.99

ADHD: Living Without Brakes. Martin Kutscher, $22.95

AD/HD Parenting Handbook: Practical Advice for Parents from Parents. C. Alexander-Roberts, $17.95

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The Boy from Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD. Alison Thompson, $18.95

The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD: a Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Gain Focus and Self-Control. Rebecca Branstetter, $21.50

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Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome and Other Learning Deficits. Deirdre Lovecky, $32.95

Disconnected Kids: the Groundbreaking Brain Balance Program for Children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Other Neurological Disorders, Revised and Updated Edition. Robert Melillo, $18.95

A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic. Marilyn Wedge, $21.00

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8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD. Cindy Goldrich, $25.95

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The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD. Cecil Reynolds, Kimberley Vannest & Judith Harrison, $27.95

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The Explosive Child: a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, ‘Chronically Inflexible’ Children. Ross Greene, $19.99

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Healing Young Brains — the Neurofeedback Solution: Drug-Free Treatment for Childhood Disorders, Including Autism, ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety. Robert Hill & Eduardo Castro, $22.95

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The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $24.95

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Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More! Martin Kutscher, $24.95

Late, Lost, and Unprepared: a Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning. Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel, $33.95

Mindful Parenting for ADHD: a Guide to Cultivating Calm, Reducing Stress & Helping Children Thrive. Mark Bertin, $27.95

The NDD Book. William Sears, $14.50

No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control—The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive. Adam Cox, $17.50

100 Questions & Answers about Your Child’s ADHD: From Preschool to College, 2nd Edition. Ruth Nass & Fern Leventhal, $20.95

1000 Best Tips for ADHD: Expert Answers and Bright Advice to Help You and Your Child. Susan Ashley, $16.99

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2 – 12, 6th Edition. Thomas Phelan, $22.50

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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 Workbook. Thomas Phelan & Tracy Lewis, $17.95

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Organize Your ADD/ADHD Child: a Practical Guide for Parents. Cheryl Carter, $16.95

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction. Carol Kranowitz, $17.50

The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction. Carol Kranowitz, $17.50

Overcoming ADHD: Helping Your Child Become Calm, Engaged and Focused – Without a Pill. Stanley Greenspan & Jacob Greenspan, $31.95

Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach, 2nd Edition. Vincent Monastra, $22.95

Parenting Your Child with ADHD: a No-Nonsense Guide for Nurturing Self-Reliance and Cooperation. Craig Wiener, $21.95

Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $19.95

Raising Girls With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Daughters. James Forgan & Mary Anne Richey, $19.95

Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen with ADHD or LD for College. Theresa Maitland & Patricia Quinn, $23.95

Remembering Ritalin: a Doctor and Generation Rx Reflect on Life and Psychiatric Drugs. Lawrence Diller, $17.00

Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child. J. Freed& L. Parsons, $17.00

School Success for Kids with ADHD. Stephan Silverman, Jacqueline Iseman & Sue Jeweler, $19.95

Special Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free. Judy Converse, $20.00

Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD: a Self Help Manual for Parents. Cathy Laver-Bradbury, et al, $18.95

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, 4th Edition. Timothy Wilens & Paul Hammerness, $24.50

Super-Parenting for ADD: an Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child.Edward Hallowell& Peter Jensen, $18.95

Taking Charge of ADHD: the Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, 3rd Edition. Russell Barkley, $28.50

Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens with ADHD: a Guide for Parents and Counselors. Vincent Monastra, $23.50

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: a Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition. Chris Zeigler Dendy, $28.95

10 Days to a Less Distracted Child. Jeffrey Bernstein, $18.50

Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities: a Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Lisa Kurtz, $19.95

Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do, 2nd Edition. Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman & Patricia Quinn, $25.95

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