- Reading List by Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas Brown’s website presents a new definition and model of ADD/ADHD as essentially a problem with executive functions, the management system of the brain. He has written several of his own books. This link is to his annotated reading list on ADHD and related disorders.
- Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention, by Peg Dawson EdD & Richard Guare PhD
This best selling guide explains how critical cognitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children’s behavior and school performance. Provided are step-by-step guidelines and many practical tools to promote executive skill development.
- The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond, by Donna Goldberg with Jennifer Zwiebel
This practical book is full of hands-on strategies for helping parents identify and teach organizational skills. Educational consultant Donna Goldberg has developed these methods by working with hundreds of students. The book contains special tips for kids with ADD/ADHD and learning disabilities.
- Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential, by Peg Dawson EdD & Richard Guare PhD
Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strength and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines.
- Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential, by Richard Guare PhD, Peg Dawson EdD, & Colin Guare
This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens’ independence by building their executive skills. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future–while making your relationship stronger.
- SOAR Study Skills, by Susan Kruger
Brain-friendly strategies on time and task management, note taking, and other skills for upper elementary, middle school, high school, and college age students. Special features in this book are tips for students who live in two homes and guidelines for students with ADD/ADHD.
- Where’s My Stuff?: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide, by Samantha Moss & Lesley Schwartz
Comprehensive advice on how to organize school-work, lockers, bedrooms, and even one’s schedule. Written in collaboration with professional teen organizer Lesley Schwartz, this book includes fun and useful illustrations, easy-to-follow charts, and ample doses of humor.
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