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ADHD Resources


FOR PARENTS


Web Resources

  1. Centre for ADHD Advocacy, Canada
  2. Teach ADHD
  3. LD Online
  4. Outside the Box: Especially for Teachers
  5. Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
  6. Learning Disabilities Association of Peel
  7. SNOW (Special needs Ontario Window)
  8. Totally ADD
  9. Dr. Kenny Handleman
  10. Attention Deficit Resource Network
  11. ADHD and School

Homework Help

  1. Ontario Ministry of Education
  2. BBC and Education
  3. Tips for Helping Elementary Students at Home
  4. Maths dictionary
    (Outstanding Australian site to help with math)

Print

  1. Additude Magazine (online or print subscription)
  2. Taking Charge of ADHD: The complete Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley
  3. Making the System Work for Your Child with ADHD by Peter S. Jensen
  4. 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan
  5. Driven To Distraction by Dr. Edward M. Hallowell & Dr. John Ratey
  6. Understanding Girls with ADHD by Dr. Patricia Quinn
  7. Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind by Dr. Thomas Brown
  8. Spark by Dr. John Ratey
  9. The Motivation Breakthrough by Dr. Richard Lavoie
  10. Attention Difference Disorder by Dr. Kenny Handelman
  11. Scattered Minds by Dr. Gabor Mate




FOR STUDENTS


Web Resources

  1. Totally ADD
  2. ADDvance: High School Girls with ADHD

Print Non-Fiction

  1. Attention Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD by Dr. Patricia Quinn
  2. Does Everyone Have ADHD? A Teen’s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment by Christine Petersen
  3. Help4ADD@High School by Dr. Patricia Quinn
  4. Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention, 3rd Edition by Kathleen Nadeau & Ellen Dixon
  5. Putting on the Brakes by Dr. P. Quinn and J.M. Stern

Print Fictional Story Format

  1. Daydreaming Dakota: the World’s Greatest Daydreamer by Jill Bobula & Katherine Bobula
    Dakota describes her passion for people and countries around the world. Dakota also shares the challenges she faces when she’s daydreaming both at home and at school.
  2. My Brain Needs Glasses: Living with Hyperactivity by Annick Vincent
    Funny and imaginative this book is filled with information and effective hints, the imaginary journal of Tom helps children and parents understand ADHD.
  3. A Walk in the Rain with a Brain by Dr. Edward Hallowell
    This books reminds us to celebrate our differences and the contribution we all can make if we savour success and build upon the positive.
  4. All Dogs have ADHD by Kathy Hoopman
    This is a totally delightful and funny look at the quirky behaviours of ADHD. It is a wonderful celebration of gifts and joy.
  5. Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr.
    This is a wonderful heart-warming story that speaks to the support and love of a grandfather as he teaches his blind grandson to become independent in the world.
  6. If Sarah Will Take Me by Dave Bouchard and Robb Terrance Dunfield
    At the age of 19, Robb became paralyzed from the neck down following a teenage party. This story evokes an entire range of emotions: sadness, happiness and admiration.
  7. You Are Special by Maz Lucado
    This has a religious bent to it but kids relate to the attitude of self- acceptance.
  8. Crazy Cool Windows by Molly Taylor
    This really explains from the child’s perspective just how ADHD impacts his life at home and at school.




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