Resources on ADHD & Executive Function

These are some of my favorite articles, resources and books about ADHD/Executive Function.  It is not exhaustive.  If you are looking for a specific resource, please feel free to contact me.  I am frequently updating and adding to the resources. 


ADHD vs Executive Function, Understood

Your Child's 7 Executive Functions & How to Boost Them, From ADDitude

8 Simple Parenting Rules for Parents of ADHD Kids, From ADDitude 

Why is Working Memory Important?

Everything You Need to Know About the ADHD Brain

What is Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

ADHD Accommodations for 504 Plans

14 Ways to Help Your Child with ADHD Make Friends

Books for Parents:

Driven to Distraction, Edward Hallowell

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success, by Sharon Saline

Taking Charge of ADHD, The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Russell Barkley

Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child, by Edward Hallowell

The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Strive and Thrive During Their College Years, by Janet Hibbs and Anthony Rostain

Books for Kids:

The Lightning Thief, (Book 1), Percy Jackson (Age 9-12)

Cory's Stories, A Kid's Book About Living with ADHD, by Jeanne Krauss (ages 5-9)

I Can't Sit Still! Living with ADHD, by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso (ages 5-9)

Why Can't Jimmy Sit Still? by Sandra Tunis (ages 4-8)

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD, by John Taylor

What Were You Thinking? Learning to Control Your Impulses, by Bryan Smith

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It, by JoAnn Deak

Books for High School & College Students:

Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution, by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole


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