Kaitlyn Atkinson Family Resource Library
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
General Information & Resources for Parents
The ADD & ADHD answer book / Ashley, Susan -- Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc, 2005.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 A327 2005
ADHD : 102 practical strategies for reducing the deficit / Frank, Kim -- Chapin, SC: YouthLight, 2001.
Provides an understanding of what an attention disorder is and how it can be treated. Includes 102 ideas to help children and adolescents cope with and overcome ADHD as well as reproducible handouts.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 F73 2001
ADHD : a complete and authoritative guide -- [Elk Grove Village, IL] American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 A34 2004
ADHD book : living right now! / Kutscher, Martin L. -- White Plains, NY: Neurology Press, 2003.
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ADHD : the facts -- Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
This book is intended to educate any interested party about ADHD. Both medical and non-medical persons will find it easy to understand. It is a very informative work written by a developmental pediatrician.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 S448 2009
All about attention deficit disorder / Phelan, Thomas W. -- Glen Ellyn, IL: Child Management Inc, 2000.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 P44 2000
All about attention deficit disorder : symptoms, diagnosis and treatment: children and adults [DVD] / Phelan, Thomas W. -- Glen Ellyn, IL: Child Management Inc, 2005.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 P44 2005
Apprivoiser l'hyperactivité et le deficit de l'attention / Sauve, Colette -- Montreal: Éditions de l'Hôpital Sainte-Justine, 2000.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 S38 2000
Fathering the ADHD child : a book for fathers, mothers, and professionals / Jacobs , Edward H. -- Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1998.
Information for parents identifying ADHD deficits, strategies for parents, and parent discussion. Emphasizes teamwork approach for all participants, including professionals and fathers.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 J33
Give your ADD teen a chance : a guide for parents of teenagers with attention deficit disorder / Weiss, Lynn -- Colorado Springs, CO: Pinon Press, 1996.
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Helping hyperactive kids : a sensory integration approach : techniques and tips for parents and professionals / Horowitz, Lynn -- Alameda, CA: Hunter House Publishers, 2007.
Sensory integration is a drug-free, child-friendly therapy for hyperactivity. This hands-on guide explains how it works and includes easy activities.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 H6713 2007
Hyperactivity : why won't my child pay attention? / Goldstein, Sam -- New York: John Wiley and Sons Inc., 1992.
A common sense approach to understanding, negotiating the medical and non- medical maze of evaluation and treatment, and successfully managing the problems of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 G65 1992
Le trouble de déficit de l'attention avec ou sans hyperactivité / Bélanger, Stacey... [et al.] -- Montreal: Éditions du CHU Sainte-Justine, 2008.
Ce livre est un ouvrage multidisciplinaire qui décrit l'ensemble des symptômes de TDAH et leur impact sur l'apprentissage de même que sur les relations familiales et sociales. Est également décrit le processus d'évaluation ainsi qu'une mise au point sur le traitement, tant sur le plan médicale qu'en ce qui concerne les interventions scolaires, comportementales et sociales.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 T76 2008
Making the system work for your child with ADHD / Jensen, Peter S. -- New York: Guilford, 2004.
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Medication for ADHD yes or no? : a practical guide [DVD] / Phelan, Thomas W. -- Glen Elly, IL: ParentMagic Inc., 2004.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 P442 2004
Only a mother could love him : my life with a triumph over ADD / Polis, Benjamin -- UK: Ballantine Books, 2004.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 P64 2004
Réponses a vos questions sur l'hyperactivité : reconnaître l'hyperactivité et aider l'enfant a la surmonter / Lecendreux, Michel -- Paris: Solar, 2003.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 L43 2003
Survival strategies for parenting your ADD child : dealing with obsessions, compulsions, depression, explosive behavior and rage / Lynn, George T. -- Grass Valley, CA: Underwood Books, 1996.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 L96 1996
Taking charge of ADHD : the complete, authoritative guide for parents / Barkley, Russell A. -- New York: Guilford Press, 2000.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 B373 2000
Teenagers with ADD and ADHD : a guide for parents and professionals / Zeigler Dendy, Chris A. -- Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006.
Provides insight, advice, and guidance to help parents effectively raise AD/HD teenagers.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 Z45 2006
Unlocking the potential of patients with ADHD : a model for clinical practice / Monastra, Vincent, J. -- Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2008.
Written by a clinical researcher who has evaluated and treated over 10,000 patients with ADHD, this volume provides a foundation for translating the complex scientific literature on ADHD into a model for community-based care.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 M654 2008
Visual perception problems in children with ADHD, autism and other learning disabilities : a guide for parents and professionals / Kurtz, Lisa A. -- London ; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of vision problems in children with autism spectrum disorders and specific learning disabilities and outlines a range of activities for strengthening children's functional vision and perceptual skills using simple, homemade materials that are readably available in the home or classroom. This is an excellent practical companion for parents of children with visual perception problems and the professionals who work with them.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 K87 2006
Resources for Kids and Teens
ADD and the college student : a guide for high school and college students with attention deficit disorder -- Washington, DC: Magination Press, 2001.
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Adolescents and ADD : gaining the advantage / Quinn, Patricia O. -- New York: Magination Press, 1995.
Addresses the particular concerns of adolescents diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and offers coping strategies as well as personal stories from teens with the disorder.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 Q55 1995
All dogs have ADHD / Hoopman, Kathy -- London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
Contains pictures of dogs in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviours of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are similar to those of dogs.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 H65 2009
Annie's plan : taking charge of schoolwork and homework / Kraus, Jeanne -- Washington, DC: Magination Press, 2007.
With the help of her teacher and parents, Annie learns how to organize her desk, pay attention in class, and prepare her homework assignments.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 K72 2007
Cory stories : a kid's book about living with ADHD / Kraus, Jeanne -- Washington, DC: Magination Press, 2005.
A story about Cory, a young boy who has ADHD, who explains some of the difficulties he has at home and at school. Solutions are presented to make life easier. Appropriate for ages: 6-11 years.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 K73 2005
Daydreaming Dakota : the world's greatest daydreamer / Bobula, Jill -- Nepean, ON: Wildberry Productions, 2008.
This book is the story of a young girl who is affected by attention deficit disorder who describes her passion for people and countries around the world and the challenges she faces.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 B64 2008
Eager Eddy : the world's most active dude : attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) / Bobula, Jill -- Nepean, ON: Wildberry Productions, 2007.
Eddy is portrayed as a happy-go-lucky kid who doesn't see his affliction with ADHD as a problem, but rather as something that makes him special. This book was written to help educate young people, teachers and even parents, that the diagnosis of a mental (or neurological) health disorder is not necessarily the end of the world, and with some help and understanding, they can work through it.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 B66 2007
Jumpin' Johnny, get back to work! : a child's guide to ADHD / hyperactivity / Gordon, Michael -- DeWitt, NY: GSI Pubs, 1994.
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Learning to slow down and pay attention : a book for kids about ADD / Nadeau, Kathleen G. -- Washington, DC: Magination Press, 2005.
An activity book for kids with ADD; a fun approach to learning how to get along better at school, home, with friends, and in life. Appropriate for ages: 5-10 years.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 N33 2005
Lucky horseshoes : a tale from the Iris the dragon series : a children's book dealing with ADHD / Grass, Gayle -- Perth, ON: Iris the dragon, 2006.
Skippy, a youngster with ADHD, overcomes her frustration with her difficulties at school and at home after meeting Iris, the Green Dragon.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 G77 2006
Mom, why can't I catch up? / Simeton, Julia -- Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse, 2009.
The story about Joey J.J. Jones who doesn't fit in with other students because he has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
FAM RJ 506 .H9 S57 2009
Mon cerveau a besoin de lunettes : vivre avec l'hyperactivité / Vincent, Annick -- Le Gardeur, QC: Association Quebecoise des Trouble D'Apprentissage, 2006.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 V55 2006
My brain needs glasses : living with hyperactivity / Vincent, Annick -- Lac-Beauport, QC: Impact Academy Publishing, 2004.
FAM RJ 506 .H9 V5513 2004
Sometimes I drive my mom crazy, but I know she's crazy about me : a self-esteem book for ADHD children / Shapiro, Lawrence E. -- King of Prussia, PA: Center for Applied Psychology, 1995.
Addresses the many difficult and frustrating issues that children with ADHD confront every day. This book also mentions interventions, gives helpful behavioural charts, and highlights information on further resources to help ADHD children and their families. Appropriate for ages: 5-10 years.
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Resources for Leaning, Schools and Teachers
The ADD hyperactivity handbook for schools / Parker, Harvey C. -- Plantation, FL: Specialty Press, 1992.
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ADHD in the schools : assessment and intervention strategies / Dupaul, George -- New York: Guilford Press, 2003.
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All about ADHD : the complete practical guide for classroom teachers / Pfiffner, Linda J. -- New York: Scholastic Professional Books, 1996.
Provides teachers with knowledge about ADHD, and arms them with a variety of strategies for dealing with ADHD students.
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How to reach and teach ADD / ADHD children : practical techniques, strategies, and interventions for helping children with attention problems and hyperactivity / Rief, Sandra -- West Nyack, NY: Center for Applied Research in Education, 1993.
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Teaching the tiger : a handbook for individuals involved in the education of students with attention deficit disorders, Tourette syndrome, or obsessive-compulsive disorder / Dornbush, Marilyn P. -- Duarte, CA: Hope Press, 1995.
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Attention Deficit Disorders – From the Canadian Mental Health Association (bilingue)
ADHD - MedlinePlus from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
ADD – From NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
ADHD - American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
Kids Health – Information for Kids, Teens and Parents from the Nemours Foundation
Centre for ADD/ADHD Awareness Canada
Les troubles d’hyperactivité avec déficit d’attention – Naître et Grandir