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HADD Suggested Reading Resources






Books for parents

  • “Taking Charge of ADHD”, Russell Barkley, Guildford Press, 2000.
  • “The Hyperactive Child, a Parent’s Guide” by Professor Eric Taylor (Vermilion 1994)
  • “Understanding ADHD” by Christopher Green, Vermilion, 1994
  • “A Parent's Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders”. Bain, LJ. New York. Dell Publishing. 1991
  • “Attention, Please!: A comprehensive Guide for Successfully Parenting Children with Attention Disorders and Hyperactivity”. Copeland, E and Love, V. Atlanta, GA:SPI: Press, 1991
  • “Maybe you know my kid: A Parent’s Guide to Identifying, Understanding, and Helping your Child with ADHD” Fowler MC. New York: Birch Lane Press ,1990.
  • “Hyperactivity Why Won’t My Child Pay Attention? Complete Guide to ADD for parents, teachers and health care professionals” by Dr’s Sam and Michael Goldstein.
  • “The ADHD Handbook – For Parents and Professionals” by Dr. Alison Munden and Dr. Jon Arcleus, Jessica Kingsley Publishing, 1999
  • “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A multidisciplinary approach”. Henry K. Holowenko, published by Jessica Kingsley, London
  • “Understanding girls with AD/HD”, Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, Ellen Littman, PhD, and Patrician Quinn, MD, Advantage Books, 2001
  • “Give your ADD Teen a Chance” Lynn Weiss Pinon Press , 1996
  • “How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk” by Adele Faber. Avon books 1999
  • “Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism and other Learning Disabilities: A guide to improving Coordination” by Lisa A. Kurtz. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.


Books for teachers / educators

  • “How to teach and manage children with ADHD” by Fintan O’Regan. LDA Publishing. Distributed by Outside the Box Learning Resources. Tel: 045 856344
  • “Attention/Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – A Practical guide for teachers”. Paul Cooper and Catherine Ideus
  • “ADD: Practical activities in school”. Tony Attwood
  • “Teaching Teens With ADD and ADHD: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents”, Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, MS, Woodbine House, 2003
  • See internet resources also


Books for children

  • Galvin M: Otto Learns About His Medicine. New York. Magination Press, 1988. Up to 3rd grade
  • “Shelley, The Hyperactive Turtle” by Deborah Moss for ages 3-7, Woodbine House
  • “Eagle Eyes: A Child’s View of Attention Deficit Disorder” by Jeanne Gehret, M.A. For ages 5+.
  • “Putting on the brakes” by Patricia Quinn M.D. & Judith Stern M.A. for ages 8-12.
  • “The Putting on the brakes activity book for Young People”, by Patricia Quinn, for ages 8-12.
  • “Learning to Slow down and Pay Attention – A book for kids about ADD”. By Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D and Ellen B. Dixon, Ph.D – from grades 4-8
  • “Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living with ADHD.” By Jeanne Kraus. Magination Press, 2002.
  • “50 Activities and Games for Kids with ADHD” by Patricia O. Quinn and Judith M. Stern. Magination Press, 2000.