Great Books to Inspire and Move You Forward.
Mindful Parenting for ADHD: A Guide to Cultivating Calm, Reducing Stress, and Helping Children Thrive
by Mark Bertin MD (Author), Ari Tuckman PsyD (Foreword)
Smart but Scattered
by Peg Dawson (Author), Richard Guare (Author)
Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning
By Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Ph.D. and Laurie Dietzel, Ph.D. (Woodbine House: Bethesda, MD, 2008)
This book is a great one for parents. It is full of encouragement and practical strategies, the book’s organization–short chapters with overviews, summaries, case studies, tips, and definitions–makes it easy to grasp concepts quickly and get started.
Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
By Edward Hallowell and John J. Ratey – September 13, 2011
“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.” (Amazon, 2015)
Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child
By Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons – October 21, 1998
Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons provide an effective method for helping children with Attention Deficit Disorder excel in a classroom setting.
In straightforward language, this book explains how to use the innovative “Learning Styles Inventory” to test for a right-brained learning style; help an ADD child master spelling—and build confidence. (Amazon, 2015)