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Books and Other Items for People with ADHD

book sprayOne of the best ways to figure out how to manage your own ADHD (and the ADHD of people you relate to) is to read about it. Here is a list of great books to check out: ebooks written by Hal Meyer and Susan Lasky (just following) as well as Hal’s pick of the best books and a whole slew of books available on the topic on Amazon.

Check out our eBooks: No waiting! Download them immediately in your computer!

Behavioral Interventions for Parents of Children with ADD/ADHD:
Eleven pages of tips for parents of children with ADD, ADHD and related disorders.

Managing your Child with ADD/ADHD at Home: 34 pages of practical advice for parenting children with ADHD.

Managing Your Child with ADHD at School: 51 pages of wonderfully useful tips and strategies on how to help your child succeed in school

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Hal’s Picks of the ADHD Book World

Many of these books have an option to read a digital sample of the books.
On the linked-to landing page, look for the link to the digital version to download a sample chapter or two.
Don’t have a Kindle? Get one here.

All these books are available at Amazon.com. Just click on the title or the book and be redirected to exactly the right place.


Driven to DistractionDriven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood

Edward M. Hallowell, MD and John Ratey, MD
Family ADHD SolutionThe Family ADHD Solution: A scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress
Mark Bertin
The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHDThe Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD: An 8-Step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, and Achieving Your Goals
Lidia Zylowska
The Queen of DistractionThe Queen of Distraction: How Women with ADHD Can Conquer Chaos, Find Focus, and Get More Done
Terry Matlen
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
Peg Dawson
 Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHDThe Couple’s Guide to Thriving with ADHD
Melissa Orlov
Organizing Solutions for People with ADHDOrganizing Solutions for People with ADHD, Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized
Susan C Pinsky
More Attention, Less DeficitMore Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD
Ari Tuckman
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo
Smart but Stuck: Thomas BrownSmart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD
Thomas Brown
A new understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults  by Thomas BrownA new understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults
Thomas Brown

Understanding Girls with ADHD, Updated and Revised: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do
Patricia O. Quinn, Kathleen G. Nadeau, and Ellen B. Littman
Totally ADD Tips for an Organized life
Rick Green
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ADD & Loving ItADD & Loving It?!
Patrick McKenna and Rick Green | Format: DVD
20 Questions to Ask If Your Child has ADHD
Mary Fowler
ADHD Effect on Marriage by Melissa OrlovThe ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps
Melissa C. Orlov
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Married to Distraction: Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age of Interruption
Edward M. Hallowell M.D., Sue Hallowell, and Melissa Orlov
 ADHD Comorbidities: Handbook for ADHD Complications in Children and Adults
Thomas Brown
Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD: Beyond Piles, Palms, & Post-its
Terry Matlen
100 Questions & Answers About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Women and Girls
Patricia Quinn
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception
Thom Hartmann
Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition)
Russell A. Barkley PhD ABPP ABCN
The Special Educator’s Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests
Roger Pierangelo Ph.D. (Author), George Giuliani J.D. Psy.D. (Author)
Finding a Career That Works for You: A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing a Career
Wilma Fellman
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition
Peter W.D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright
Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
Chris Dendy

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There are lots of ADHD books on Amazon
Click on any of these links and find a list of books on just that topic.

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