Best Attention Deficit & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Books
Here you will get Best Attention Deficit & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed
Author: by Kelli Miller LCSW MSW
Help your child understand and manage their ADHD with engaging activities for kids ages 7 to 12 With the right tools, kids can learn to think positively about their ADHD and see it as a special asset. Thriving with ADHD is filled with easy exercises to help your child with the many facets of ADHD, from self-control and organization to getting tasks done and making friendsso they can flourish at home, school, and beyond.
Kids will learn to reframe the way they think about ADHD as they discover their own unique talents. With fun activities that engage their busy minds, this workbook offers a strength-based approach to help your child gain a better understanding of themselves, their ADHD, and the simple things they can do to feel more confident and in control.
This ADHD workbook for kids includes: An overview of ADHDTeach your child about common symptoms, different ADHD types, and how ADHD can be an advantage. Skill-building exercisesEstablish key executive functioning skills, like dealing with anger and frustration, staying focused, controlling impulses, and communicating effectively.
2. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD: Embrace Neurodiversity, Live Boldly, and Break Through Barriers
Author: by Sari Solden
New Harbinger Publications
Live boldly as a woman with ADHD! This radical guide will show you how to cultivate your individual strengths, honor your neurodiversity, and learn to communicate with confidence and clarity. If you are a woman with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you’ve probably knownall your lifethat you’re different.
As girls, we learn which behaviors, thinking, learning, and working styles are preferred, which are accepted and tolerated, and which are frowned upon. These preferences are communicated in innumerable waysfrom media and books to our first-grade classroom to conversations with our classmates and parents.
Over the course of a lifetime, women with ADHD learn through various channels that the way they think, work, speak, relate, and act does not match up with the preferred way of being in the world. In short, they learn that difference is bad.
And, since these women know that they are different, they learn that they are bad. It’s time for a change. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD is the first guided workbook for women with ADHD designed to break the cycle of negative self-talk and shame-based narratives that stem from the common and limiting belief that brain differences are character flaws.
3. CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Over 200 Worksheets & Exercises for Trauma, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression & Conduct Disorders
Author: by Lisa Phifer
PESI Publishing & Media
The CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents gives you the resources to help the children in your life handle their daily obstacles with ease. Inside this workbook you’ll find hundreds of worksheets, exercises, and activities to help treat: – Trauma – ADHD – Autism – Anxiety – Depression – Conduct Disorders Written by clinicians and teachers with decades of experience working with kids, these practical and easy-to-use therapy tools are vital to teaching children how to cope with and overcome their deepest struggles.
Step-by-step, you’ll see how the best strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy are adapted for children. Client Activities are created for the child to do themselves either in-session or as homework. Whether supervised by the therapist or their caregiver, they will be able to do the activity at any age or stage in the treatment process.
4. Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Author: by Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers.
Through vivid stories and case histories of patientsboth adults and childrenHallowell 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 disorderincluding high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm.
5. Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
Author: by Peg Dawson
There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your smart but scattered child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger.Drs.
Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there’s a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial executive skills-the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions.
Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Small changes can add up to big improvements-this empowering book shows how.
6. ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction–from Childhood through Adulthood
Author: by Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
A revolutionary new approach to ADD/ADHD featuring cutting-edge research and strategies to help readers thrive, by the bestselling authors of the seminal books Driven to Distraction and Delivered from DistractionAn inspired road map for living with a distractible brain …
If you or your child suffer from ADHD, this book should be on your shelf. It will give you courage and hope. Michael Thompson, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling co-author of Raising CainWorld-renowned authors Dr. Edward M. Hallowell and Dr. John J.
Ratey literally wrote the book on ADD/ADHD more than two decades ago. Their bestseller, Driven to Distraction, largely introduced this diagnosis to the public and sold more than a million copies along the way. Now, most people have heard of ADHD and know someone who may have it.
But lost in the discussion of both childhood and adult diagnosis of ADHD is the potential upside: Many hugely successful entrepreneurs and highly creative people attribute their achievements to ADHD. Also unknown to most are the recent research developments, including innovations that give a clearer understanding of the ADHD brain in action.In ADHD 2.0, Drs.
7. Thriving with Adult ADHD: Skills to Strengthen Executive Functioning
Author: by Phil Boissiere MFT
Proven strategies for strengthening executive functioning skills and overcoming adult ADHD symptomsExecutive functioning skillsincluding focus, organization, stress management, and moreare critical to succeeding in all aspects of your life. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with ADHD or you’ve lived with it your entire life, you know that developing these skills can be a challenge.
Thriving with Adult ADHD offers a toolbox of information, assessments, and evidence-based exercises to help you build this mental skill set and take control of your ADHD. Make real, sustainable changes with practical guidance and activities for sharpening your memory and attention, learning to plan and organize, strengthening your mental flexibility, enhancing your emotional regulation, improving your impulse control, and living your best life.
This adult ADHD book includes: Executive functioning overviewLearn what executive functioning is, how it relates to ADHD, and how these exercises can help you develop it. Solutions for all settingsDiscover actionable advice for managing ADHD symptoms at home, at work, and in relationships.
8. Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
Author: by Richard Guare
The Guilford Press
“I told you, I’ll do it later.” “I forgot to turn in the stupid application.” “Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again.” “I can’t walk the dog-I have too much homework!”If you’re the parent of a “smart but scattered” teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle.
Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens’ independence by building their executive skills-the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions.
Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future-while making your relationship stronger.
Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2″ x 11″ size. See also the authors’ Smart but Scattered (with a focus on 4- to 13-year-olds) and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching, and related titles for professionals.
9. Taking Charge of ADHD, Fourth Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
Author: by Russell A. Barkley
The Guilford Press
The leading parent resource about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment has now been revised and updated with the latest information and resources. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley compassionately guides you to: *Understand why kids with ADHD act the way they do.
Get an accurate diagnosis. Work with school and health care professionals to find needed support. Implement a proven eight-step behavior management plan. Build your child’s academic and social skills. Restore harmony at home. New to the fourth edition are a chapter on health risks associated with ADHD, the latest information on the causes of the disorder, current facts on medications, a new discussion of sibling issues, advice for parents who might have ADHD themselves, downloadable practical tools, and much more.
10. Mental Health Workbook: 6 Books in 1: The Attachment Theory, Abandonment Anxiety, Depression in Relationships, Addiction Recovery, Complex PTSD, Trauma, CBT Therapy, EMDR and Somatic Psychotherapy
Author: by Emily Attached
This book includes: 6 Manuscripts 1 ATTACHMENT THEORY 2 ABANDONMENT RECOVERY 3 THE ADDICTION RECOVERY 4 COMPLEX PTSD, TRAUMA AND RECOVERY 5 EMDR THERAPY 6 SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPYATTACHMENT THEORYYou can start to redress the balance to build stronger relationships with those close to you, with chapters that cover:How anxiety disorder developsHow to become self-disciplined with your emotionsLearning to communicate effectivelyHow positive reinforcement worksHow your physical health affects your mental stateDealing with conflictEmpathetic listening and its link to happiness.
And moreABANDONMENT RECOVERYYou will learn how to cope with the feelings of abandonment through chapters that examine:What affecting abandonmentAbandonment anxietyHow abandonment can change a lifeDepression in RelationshipsBuilding healthier relationshipsThe power of forgiveness. And moreTHE ADDICTION RECOVERYIn this book, you will find the necessary help to get you on the road to recovery, with chapters that cover:How to replace your addiction and find the peace you craveEducating yourself about your addictionWhat to avoid when you are developing new habits.
11. Order from Chaos: The Everyday Grind of Staying Organized with Adult ADHD
Author: by Jaclyn Paul
Stop paying the high cost of disorganization. Late fees on forgotten bills. A home full of clutter and unfinished projects. Eroding respect with your friends, family, and colleagues. Health worries from doctor’s appointments you keep meaning to schedule. Nonstop anxiety as you wait for the other shoe to drop.You deserve better.
Order from Chaos will teach your how your brain works and how to stop getting in your own way. Mixing stories from the trenches of her own experience as a mom and wife with ADHD with wise, well-researched advice from her years as a blogger at The ADHD Homestead, Jaclyn Paul shows you how to design your own system for restoring order.
Past failures don’t have to define you. Order from Chaos offers a helping hand to get you on the path to a more peaceful and rewarding life.
12. Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Teens: Improve Focus, Get Organized, and Succeed
Author: by Allison Tyler LCSW
Build focus, organization skills, and self-confidencethe ADHD workbook for teens ages 12 to 17Does it feel hard to stay organized sometimes? Do homework assignments sneak up on you? Having ADHD can feel overwhelmingbut it doesn’t have to. Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Teens gives you the tools to understand how ADHD works within your body, and actionable ways that you can use it to your advantage.
Learn about some of your untapped strengths and see how you can channel your newly identified talents at school, in sports, and with friends. Inside Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Teens you’ll find:Be your own CEOUnderstand how your executive functions work to help you organize, plan, react, and more.
Frequently asked, always answeredeA Q&A section provides answers to a ton of common questions that others with ADHD have. Advice you can useEveryday tools give you simple but effective strategies for approaching everyday things like homework, friends, and sports.
Learn how you can thrive with ADHD through these engaging, everyday activities.
13. The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps
Author: by Melissa Orlov
Awarded “Best Psychology Book of 2010” by ForeWord Reviews, and updated in 2020, this book is an invaluable resource for couples in which one of the partners suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It authoritatively guides couples in troubled marriages towards an understanding and appreciation for the struggles and triumphs of a relationship affected by ADHD, and to look at the disorder in a more positive and less disruptive way.
Going beyond traditional marriage counseling which can often discount the influence of ADHD, this straight-forward discussion offers advice from the author’s personal experience and years of research and identifies patterns of behavior that can hurt marriages such as nagging, intimacy problems, sudden anger, and memory issues through the use of vignettes and descriptions of actual couples and their ADHD struggles and solutions.
This resource encourages both spouses to become active partners in improving their relationship and healing the fissures that ADHD can cause. Also included are worksheets and various methods for difficult conversations so that couples can find a technique that fits their unique relationship and improve their communication skills.
14. Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Author: by Edward M. Hallowell
If you read only one book about attention deficit disorder, it should be Delivered from Distraction. Michael Thompson, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling co-author of Raising CainIn 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder.
Widely recognized as the classic in the field, the book has sold more than a million copies. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorderall are changing radically.
And doctors are realizing that millions of adults suffer from this condition, though the vast majority of them remain undiagnosed and untreated. In this new book, Drs.Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey build on the breakthroughs of Driven to Distraction to offer a comprehensive and entirely up-to-date guide to living a successful life with ADD.
As Hallowell and Ratey point out, attention deficit disorder is a highly misleading description of an intriguing kind of mind. Original, charismatic, energetic, often brilliant, people with ADD have extraordinary talents and gifts embedded in their highly charged but easily distracted minds.
15. You Mean I'm not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults w/ Attention Deficit Disorder
Author: by Kate Kelly
An updated edition of the classic self-help book for people with Attention Deficit Disorder! With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! Is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written.
There is a great deal of literature about children with ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren’t a child anymore? This indispensable referencethe first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adults with ADDfocuses on the experiences of adults, offering updated information, practical how-tos and moral support to help readers deal with ADD.
It also explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration or impulsive behavior. Here’s what’s new: -The new medications and their effectiveness -The effects of ADD on human sexuality -The differences between male and female ADDincluding falling estrogen levels and its impact on cognitive function -The power of meditation -How to move forward with coaching And the book still includes advice about: -Achieving balance by analyzing one’s strengths and weaknesses -Getting along in groups, at work and in intimate and family relationshipsincluding how to decrease discord and chaos -Learning the mechanics and methods for getting organized and improving memory -Seeking professional help, including therapy and medication
16. Healing ADD Revised Edition: The Breakthrough Program that Allows You to See and Heal the 7 Types of ADD
Author: by Daniel G. Amen M.D.
A revised edition of the New York Times bestseller that will help you conquer ADDfrom the author of The End of Mental Illness. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a national health crisis that continues to growyet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today.
Neuropsychiatrist Daniel G. Amen, MD was one of the first to identify that there are multiple types beyond just purely hyperactive or inattentive ADD, each requiring a different treatment. Now, in this all-new, revised edition, Dr. Amen again employs the latest medical advances in the field, including the largest brain imaging study ever completed on patients with ADD, to identify, examine, and demystify the 7 distinct types of ADD and their specific treatments.
With updated recommendations for nutraceuticals and/or medications targeted to brain type, diet, exercise, lifestyle interventions, cognitive reprogramming, parenting and educational strategies, neurofeedback, and more, Dr. Amen’s revolutionary approach provides a treatment program that can lead sufferers of ADD to a normal, peaceful, and fully functional life.