Would If I Could: A Teenagers Guide to ADHD by Michael Gordon.
the point of view of a teenager with ADHD, the book opened my eyes to how my son
feels about having and dealing with this problem. After reading part of the book
to him, I caught him looking thru the book several times. I think he is relieved
that someone else knows how it feels to struggle with ADHD."
Eyes : A Child's Guide to Paying Attention by Jeanne Gehret (age
Don'T-Give-Up Kid and Learning Differences Book by Jeanne Gehret.
Dyslexic Benny Became a Star
by Joe Griffith, Jenny Schulz (Illustrator),
G. Reid Lyon.
A Texas reviewer says "One of the BEST stories of hope for children with
dyslexia! This story should be shared with parents, teachers and specially children
who have dyslexia. I have read this story to my Language Training students who
have been inspired by this book." (Reading level: ages 9-12)
Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention:
A Book for Kids about ADHD by Kathleen Nadeau and Ellen Dixon
This short paperback book was created to be read by parents to children ages 6 through 11 who have AD/HD, need to understand it better, and need age-appropriate tips for:
- Remembering stuff
- Getting ready in the morning
- Staying focused
- Asking for help
This newly revised third edition also has practical tips for parents with a list of excellent resources.
The authors also have a website at www.ADDvance.com
Adolescents & Young Adults
Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with LD & ADHD Give You
to Tools for Academic Success. Mooney, Cole
is an inspiring, practical book written by 2 college students: Jonathon has
dyslexia, David has ADHD.
This book gives hope to parents and adolescents who are often demoralized by school
experiences. Includes practical strategies for kids to use: notebook organization,
note taking, test taking, cramming, reading, and more. For more information about
Outside the Lines.
to Develop a Superpower Memory : More Money, Higher Grades, More Friends
by Harry Lorayne.
Develop instant recall and a filing-cabinet memory with easy-to-master techniques from the man with "The World's Most Phenomenal Memory."
A Different Perception (revised) by Thom Hartmann gives examples of successful,
creative, and dynamic individuals throughout history who were affected by ADD.
"I was looking for positive books on ADD to boost my 11-yr old son's self-esteem
after we recently both began treatment for this "disorder."
a Living: A Guide to Planning Your Career and Finding a Job for People with Learning
Disabilities, ADD, Dyslexia by Dale Brown.
guide for young people with learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADD/ADHD; teaches
you how to emphasize strengths and minimize negative effects of disabilities.
Excellent book, well organized. Filled with practical advice, tips. More
Potential: College & Other Choices for People with LD and AD/HD.
Focuses on needs
of high school students who need to prepare for life after graduation. Advice,
practical tips, resources to make transition from high school a successful experience.