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ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD Reading List

Margaret Austin, Ph.D., Natalie Staats Reiss, Ph.D., and Laura Burgdorf, Ph.D.

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References for Parents

Greene, R. W. The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Louv, R. (2006).  Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books.

Monastra, V. J. (2004). Parenting Children with ADHD: Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Mordasini, D. (2001). Wild Child: How You Can Help Your Child With Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Other Behavioral Disorders. New York, New York: The Haworth Press, Inc.

Morris, J. Facing AD/HD: A Survival Guide for Parents of Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Wender, P. (1987). The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult: Attention Deficit Disorder Through the Lifespan. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.

Online References for Parents

Teeter P. Myths and Misconceptions About AD/HD: Science over Cynicism [online]. June 2003. 2003. [cited June 2006]. Available from URL: http://www.help4adhd.org/en/about/myths

Alternative Treatments

Allen, J. and Klein, R. Ready, Set, RELAX: A Research-Based Program of Relaxation, Learning, and Self-Esteem. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Egner, T., & Gruzelier, J. H. (2003). Ecological validity of neurofeedback: Modulation of slow wave EEG enhances musical performance. NeuroReport, Vol. 14, pp. 1221-1224.

Fuchs, T., Birbaumer, N., Lutzenberger, W., Gruzelier, J. H., & Kaiser, J. (2003). Neurofeedback treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children: A comparison with methylphenidate. Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, Vol. 28, pp. 1-12.

Monastra, V. J., Monastra, D. M. & George, S. (2002). The effects of stimulant therapy, EEG biofeedback, and parenting style on the primary symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, Vol. 27, pp. 231-249.

Social Skills

Brendtro, L. and Shahbazian, M. Troubled Children and Youth: Turning Problems into Opportunities. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Carr, T. 131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children with Anger Problems. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Impulse Control Game. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Olive, E. PBF: Positive Behavior Facilitation: Understanding and Intervening in the Behavior of Youth. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Strengths and Weaknesses

Campbell-Whatley, G. Who I Can Be Is Up to Me. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Curtis, K. and Whitwam, W. Hidden Treasure of Assets (game). Champaign, IL: Research Press.

References for Children

Carpenter, P. and Ford, M. Sparky’s Excellent Misadventures: My A.D.D. Journal, By Me (Sparky). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Galvin, M. Otto Learns About His Medicine: A Story About Medication for Children With ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Huebner, D. What to do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Negativity. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Huebner, D. What to do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Kraus, J. Annie’s Plan: Taking Charge of Schoolwork and Homework. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Kraus, J. Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living With ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Moss, D. (1988). Shelley: The Hyperactive Turtle. Rockville, MD: Woodbine House.

Nadeau, K. and Dixon, E. Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Quinn, P. Adolescents and ADD: Gaining the Advantage. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Quinn, P. and Sternberg, K. 50 Activities and Games for Kids with ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Quinn, P. and Stern, J. Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Quinn, P. and Stern, J. The “Putting on the Brakes” Activity Book for Young People with ADHD. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

Stern, J. and Ben_Ami, U. Many Ways to Learn: Young People’s Guide to Learning Disabilities. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Magination Press.

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