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Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Revised Edition)
By Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. and Judith M. Stern, M.A. Learning Disabilities

Dr. Tony’s Reading Recommendations for Parents & Kids Books
Information & Activities For Kids Ages 6-12 Learning About ADHD

Many Ways to Learn: Young People's Guide to Learning Disabilities
By Judith Stern, M.A. and Uzi BenAmi, Ph.D.

These books are a great starting place for kids and their families to begin understanding various issues. For younger children, parents should consider reading the book to the child or with them. Older children and adolescents often prefer to read the books on their own and discuss it with their parents!
Information and Activities for Kids and Parents

Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADD (3nd Ed.)
By Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D. and Ellen B. Dixon, Ph.D. Grief

The Putting on the Brakes Activity Book For Young People with ADHD
By Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. and Judith M. Stern, M.A.

Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying
By Joyce C. Mills, Ph.D. Self-Esteem & Personal Power

The Best of 'Brakes': An Activity Book for Kids with ADD
Edited by Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. and Judith M. Stern, M.A.

Stick Up For Yourself
By Gershen Kaufman, Ph.D. Bullying

How to Handle Bullies, Teasers and Other Meanies
By Kate Cohen-Posey, MS

These books offer activities that are focused on development of compensatory strategies for kids with ADHD and their families. Most of them fit all ages, and offer help with organization, study skills, and a number of other areas that challenge children with ADHD. These books contain worksheets, activities, and checklists that facilitate ‘points of performance’ work.

Resource Books For Parents

The Explosive Child
By Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

LD Resources on the Internet
Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky www.ldaofky.org

The Discipline Book: How to have a Better-Behaved Child From Birth to Age Ten
By William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit: Ready-to-Use Strategies & Strategies for helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
By Grad L. Flick, Ph.D.

Dr. Tony’s favorites

Recommendations offered by: Dr. Tony Sheppard, Psy.D., CGP Licensed Clinical Psychologist Certified Group Psychotherapist 2915 Frankfort Ave., Ste. E Louisville, KY 40206 drt@drtlsheppard.com www.drtlsheppard.com

Rewards for Kids!: Ready to use Charts and Activities for Positive Parenting
By Virginia M. Shiller, Ph.D.

1-2-3 Magic
By Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

Revised 8/07

The Bipolar Child
By Papolos & Papolos

Sex & Babies: First Facts
By Jane Annunziata & Marc Nemiroff

Health Resources on the Internet
American Psychological Association www.apa.org American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder www.chadd.org


				
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