School Counseling Center Resource Catalog

ATTENTION DEFICIT-HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

BOOKS

Title:  Management of Children & Adolescents with ADD
Author 1: Friedman, Ronald J.
Author 2: Doyal, Guy T.
Publisher: PRO-ED, Inc.
Date:  1992
Categories: Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder,
Families
Format: Resource
Call Number: A0400

Summary: This book defines Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, discusses medical treatment, behavioral management, effective communication, self-esteem, social relationships and social skills training.  Cognitive behavior therapy, preventing problems at home and future adjustment of children with ADHD is included.  Additional sources and professional/parent organizations are found in the index.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Putting on the Brakes
Author 1: Quinn, Patricia O.
Author 2: Stern, Judith M.
Publisher: Magination Press
Date:  1991
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Guide
Call Number: A0401

Summary: Putting on the Brakes, written from both a pediatric and an education perspective, attempts to address the many questions, doubts and fears young people have when they learn they have ADHD.  This book attempts to give ADHD kids a sense of control and a perception of obtainable goals.  (Ages 8-13)

 


Title:  'Putting on the Brakes' Activity Book
Author 1: Quinn, Patricia O.
Author 2: Stern, Judith M.
Publisher: Magination Press
Date:  1993
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Activity
Call Number: A0402

Summary: This activity book serves as a companion to Putting on the Brakes.  The activity book introduces a wide range of approaches that can be used to gain mastery over some of the more difficult aspects of ADHD:  distractibility, impulsivity, poor planning skills, lack of organization, and a sense of isolation from peers.  Many of the pages can be done independently, others lend themselves to collaborative work with an adult who is significantly involved in the young person's life.  (Ages 8-13)

 


Title: Sparkey's Excellent Misadventures - My A.D.D. Journal by me Sparkey
Author 1: Carpenter, Phyllis
Author 2: Ford, Marti
Publisher: Magination Press
Date: 2000
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Text
Call Number: A0407

Summary: Spencer Allen Douglass - known as "Sparkey" for his red hair - is lively and smart and has a great sense of humor.  He also has ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), which can make life exciting, or a real pain!  With a little help from his family and school, and by writing about his ups and downs in his journal, he's figuring out how to "manage his wiggles and keep all of his giggles."  Told in first-person diary format, Sparkey's week in the life tale is optimistic and fun, and includes many valuable insights and ideas that can help kids with ADD and ADHD gain more control of their lives.

 


Title: Help in On the Way: A Child's Book About ADD
Author 1: Neimiroff, Marc A.,PhD
Author 2: Annunziata, Jane, PsyD
Publisher: Magination Press
Date: 1998
Categories: Attention Deficit - Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Text
Call Number: A0408

Summary: You don't have to go it alone -  help is on the way!  That's the message of this warm, reassuring book for youngsters with attention deficit disorders (ADDs). In simple and upbeat language and cheerful, gentle illustrations, the book describes how children might experience the symptoms of ADD.  It tells how they can cope with it, and what kind of help is available.  The buoyant, vibrant illustrations carry the text dynamically along and reinforce the message of help and hope.

 


Title: Learning To Slow Down and Pay Attention -- A Book for Kids About ADD
Author 1: Nadeau, Kathleen G., Ph.D.
Author 2: Dixon, Ellen B., Ph.D.
Publisher: Magination Press
Date: 1997
Categories: Attention Deficit - Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Text
Call Number: A0409

Summary: Written especially for kids, this guidebook about the challenges of ADD is packed with cartoons, activity pages, and checklists.  It's not an instruction manual but a fun, friendly workbook that offers a wealth of helpful tips for every situation - at home, at school, and among friends.

 


Title: ADHD in the Young Child Driven to Redirection
Author 1: Reimers, Cathy (Ph.D)
Author 2: Brunger, Bruce A.
Publisher: Specialty Press, Inc.
Date: 1999
Categories: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Text
Call Number: A0410

Summary: This text serves as a handy guidebook for parents and teachers of ADHD children. This book examines young children who have symptoms of ADHD and offers parents and teachers of ADHD children many effective techniques to manage behavior.


Title: ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit
Author 1: Flick, Grad L. (Ph.D.)
Author 2:
Publisher: The Center for Applied Research in Education
Date: 1998
Categories: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Text
Call Number: A0411

Summary: This text is a ready-to-use strategies and activities booklet for helping children with Attention Deficit Disorder.


Title: Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent’s Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors

Author 1: Flick, Grad L.

Author 2:

Publisher: The Center for Applied Research in Education

Date: 1996

Categories: ADD/ADHD

Format: Text

Call Number: A0412

Summary: This text serves as a parent’s guide and is written in clear, nontechnical language that provides practical, real-life techniques and activities to help parents whom have children with ADD/ADHD. Included in this text is information on medications, educational interventions, counseling, stress management, innovative new therapies, speech and language therapy, and special support for parents. This text also discusses overcoming feelings of anger, denial, and hopelessness, setting appropriate rules, choosing correct consequences, removing or decreasing problem behaviors, addressing homework, and much more.

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VIDEOS

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Title:  ADHD in the Classroom:  Strategies for Teachers
Author 1: Barkley, Russell A.
Author 2:
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Date:  1994
Categories: Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Video
Call Number: A0403

Summary: A four-step plan for avoiding potential problems in the classroom is presented, and the incorporation of social skills into the curriculum is demonstrated.  Shows firsthand how to implement such behavior management methods as:  Color charts and signs, point system, token economy, and the turtle-control technique.  (VHS, Leader's Guide, Manual)  (36 min.)  (Grades K-12)


Title:  ADHD in Adults
Author 1: Barkley, Russell A.
Author 2:
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Date:  1994
Categories: Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Video
Call Number: A0404

Summary: Professionals who work with children with ADHD often deal with the children's parents, who may also have the disorder.  Whether or not the parents were ever diagnosed, professionals who can recognize symptoms of ADHD in adults are better equipped to communicate and work with these parents.  The video indicates how ADHD in adults differs from childhood disorder and describes symptoms, behaviors, and associated disorders.  (VHS, Leader's Guide, Manual)  (36 min.)  (Grades K-12)


Title:  ADHD--What Do We Know?
Author 1: Barkley, Russell A.
Author 2:
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Date:  1992
Categories: Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Video
Call Number: A0405

Summary: This introductory video is ideal for teachers and special education practitioners, counselors, school psychologists and parents.  Covering all the basic issues surrounding ADHD, this program is highly instructive viewing for all school professionals who come into contact with children who suffer from the disorder.  (VHS, Leader's Guide, Manual)  (36 min.)  (Grades K-12)


Title:  ADHD--What Can We Do?
Author 1: Barkley, Russel A.
Author 2:
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Date:  1992
Categories: Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Format: Video
Call Number: A0406

Summary: This video introduces teachers, counselors, and parents to a variety of the most effective techniques for managing ADHD in the classroom, at home, and on family outings.  (VHS, Leader's Guide, Manual)  (37 min.)  (Grades K-12)