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ADHD Resources 

ADHD General Information

THE CHADD Information and Resource Guide to ADHD
Particia L. Harman (2001)

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out Of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Hallowell, E.M. & Ratey, J.J. (2005)
New York, NY: Ballantine Books

Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood
Hallowell, E.M. & Ratey, J.J. (1994)
New York, NY: Touchstone Books

What Causes ADHD? – Understanding What Goes Wrong and Why
Nigg, J.T. (2006)
New York: The Guilford Press

Children and Adolescents

CHILDHOOD ADHD Screener
THRIVE Child Self-Test

The ADD/ADHD Checklist
Rief, S (1998)
Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight: What to Do if You are Sensory Defensive in an Over Stimulating World
Heller, Sharon (2003)
Harper Books

Study Strategies Made Easy
Davis, L., Sirotowitz, M., & Parker, H. (1996)
Speciality Press, Inc.

Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD child: Dealing with Obsessions, Compulsions, Depression Explosive Behavior and Rage
Lynn, George (1996)
Underwood Books

What's My Style: Test and Study Secrete for Procrastinating Teens: An Owner's Manual for Your Brain
Betty Caldwell (2009)
Outskirts Press, Inc.

College/High School Students

ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder
Quinn, P.O. (Ed.) (2001)
Washington, D.C.: Magination Press

Coaching College Students with AD/HD: Issues and Answers
Quinn, P.O. & Ratey, N.A. (2000)
Washington, D.C.: Advantage Books

Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorders
Mangrum II, C.T. & Strichart, S.S. ( Eds.) (2000)
Australia: Peterson's Thompson Learning

Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution
Mooney, J. & Cole, D. (2000)
New York: NY: Simon & Schuster

Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD
Nadeau, K.G. (2006)
Washington, D.C.: Magination Press

Adults

ADD and Romance: Finding Fulfillment in Love, Sex, and Relationships
Halverstadt, J.S. (1998)
Lanham: Taylor Trade Publishing

ADD in the Workplace: Choices, Changes and Challenges
Kathleen Nadeau, PhD (1997)
Brunner/Mazel

ADHD in Adulthood: A Guide to Current Theory, Diagnosis and Treatment
Weiss, M., Hechtman, L.T., & Weiss, Gabrielle (2001)

ADULT ADHD Screener
THRIVE Adult Self-Test

Clinician's Guide to Adult ADHD: Assessment and Intervention
Sam Goldstein & Anne Teeter Ellison (2002)
Academic Press

The Clinicians Role in Treatment of ADHD
Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
(In Clinician's Guide to Adult ADHD: Assessment and Intervention
Goldstein, Sam and Anne Teeter Ellison
Academic Press, 2002
pp. 107-126)

Honey, Are You Listening?
Fowler, R., & Fowler, J. (2002)

Is It You, Me, Or Adult ADD?
Pera, G. & Barkley, R. (2008)
Alarm Press

Scattered Minds: Hope and Help for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adler,L. with Florence, M. (2006)
New York, NY: G.P. Putman's Sons

You, Your Relationship & Your ADD
Bell, M.T. (2002)
Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Women

Understanding Women with AD/HD
Nadeau, K.G. & Quinn, P.O. (2002)
Washington, D.C.: Advantage Books

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embrace Your Differences and Transform Your Life
Solden S. (1995, 2005)
Grass Valley, CA: Underwood Books

Mindfulness

Dan Siegel is a clinician, researcher, and active teacher/presenter on the subject of mindfulness. He explains the topic without reference to any specific spiritual tradition, and he explains the neurobiology of why it works, based on brain imaging research.

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
Daniel J Siegel, 2010 (hardcover edition)

Mindsight: Transform Your Brain with the New Science of Kindness
Daniel J Siegel, 2010 (paperback edition)

Book and audio teachings by Tara Brach: Tara Brach is a psychologist and teacher of Buddhism who founded the Insight Meditation Center of Washington (IMCW)
www.imcw.org

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of the Buddha
Tara Brach, 2004

Radical Acceptance: Guided Meditations
Tara Brach, 2007 (audio CD)

Books and audio books by Pema Chodron: Pema Chodron is an American Buddhist nun who teaches and practices at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. When she teaches meditation, she discloses her own struggles with her "monkey mind," a term that affectionately describes a brain that jumps around like a monkey.

Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
Pema Chodron, 2004

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Pema Chodron, 2005

Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears
Pema Chodron, 2009

Books and Audio teachings by Jack Kornfield: Jack Kornfield is a psychologist who co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts and the Spirit Rock Center in California.

Meditation For Beginners
Jack Kornfield, 2008
Aavailable in paperback or as an audio book

A Path with A Heart
Jack Kornfield, 1993

Books and audio books by Thich Nhat Hanj: Thich Nhat Hanj is a Vietnamese monk, poet, and peace activist. He is an extraordinarily gentle person with an exquisitely wise and simple way of teaching.

Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
Thich Nhat Hanj, 2010.

Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
Thich Nhat Hanj, 2002

The Miracle of Mindfulness
Thich Nhat Hanj, 1999

Organizations/Websites

ADDvance: A Resource for Women and Girls with Attantion Deficit Disorders
www.addvance.com

American Coaching Association
www.americoach.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
www.add.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources: Lists many resources including information on transformation issues.
www.addresources.org

ADDITUDE Magazine
www.additudemag.com

CHADD
www.chadd.org
www.chadd-mc.org

Coaching
www.addcoaching.com

Coaching - The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents
www.nancyratey.com

National Association of Professional Organizers
www.napo.net

National Resource Center on AD/HD: a Program of CHADD
www.help4adhd.org

Psychology Today: Find a Therapist
www.psychologytoday.com
http://therapists.psychologytoday.com

WebMD (use search term: ADD)
www.webmd.com