Difficulties with attention and hyperactivity can complicate our personal and practical lives. Learn how to embrace the strengths of this disorder while keeping the weaknesses in check.
Failing at Normal
An amazing TED talk by Jessica McCabe, the creator of How to ADHD. A powerful testimonial of her life that infuses hope into those that suffer with the disorder as well as valuable information about it. Find it here
The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success
"In this essential guide, leading experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare help you map your own executive skills profile and take effective steps to boost your organizational skills, time management, emotional control, and nine other essential capacities. The book is packed with science-based strategies and concrete examples, plus downloadable practical tools for creating your own personalized action plan. Whether on the job or at home, you can get more done with less stress." Find it here
Driven to Distraction
"Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and children—Hallowell 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 “disorder”—including high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm." Find it here
The ADHD Effect on Marriage
"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." Find it here
You Mean I'm not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?!
"This indispensable reference—the first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adults with ADD—focuses 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." Find it here