All About ADHD - List of Resources (19/10/2017)

All About ADHD

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List of Resources



Facebook Groups

  • ADHD Avalon Parent Support - A group of parents connecting to support each other and our children on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador. Our meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Janeway Family Resource Centre in the Janeway Hostel.
  • Adults with ADD/ADHD in Newfoundland and Labrador. – A group for adults living with ADD/ADHD in NL.


For parents that want to help their children and adolescents:

  • Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson & Richard Guare (2009)
  • Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential by Richard Guare, Peg Dawson and Colin Guare (2012)
  • The ADHD Workbook for Kids: Helping Children Gain Self-Confidence, Social Skills, and Self-Control by Lawrence E. Shapiro (2010)
  • ADHD – Living without Brakes by  Martin L. Kutscher (2009)
  • The Myth of Laziness by Mel Levine (2004)

If you are a Teen dealing with ADHD

  • The ADHD Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Gain Motivation and Confidence by Lara Honos-Webb (2010)
  • The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens: Help for Unprepared, Late, and Scattered Teens by Sharon A. Hansen (2013)

For Adults that are living with ADHD

  • The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare (2016)
  • Scattered, How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Gabor Mate (2000)
  • Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown (2014)
  • Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults: A Practical Guide by Thomas E. Brown (2017)
  • Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell A Barkley (2010)

For anyone that wants to understand ADHD a bit better with more humour and compassion

  • All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopmann (2008) takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world to explore a variety of traits that will be instantly recognisable to those who are familiar with ADHD…. 
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