Books and Background
Delivered from Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D., 2005
Journeys Through ADDulthood by Sari Solden, M.S., LMFT, 2002
More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD by Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA, 2009
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! by Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, 1993 (since updated)
ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says by Russell A. Barkley, Kevin R. Murphy, Mariellen Fischer, 2008
One Boy's Struggle: A Memoir - Surviving Life with Undiagnosed ADD by Bryan Hutchinson
This book is a moving account of Bryan's difficult childhood and his struggle to find himself and thrive. It can provide a great platform for spouses with ADHD help their non-ADHD spouse understand better what they went through in childhood. It also makes a good support group discussion vehicle with this excellent discussion guide, put together by Bryan and counselor Sharon St. John.
My Wonderful ADHD Turbo Brain
Film- ADD & Loving It, ADD & Mastering It
ADHD & Organizing at Work
Handling today's onslaught of information and responsibilities is difficult for anyone, but those of us with ADHD have a particularly hard time. Coach Nancy Snell provides constructive tips on how to manage all this information - ON Paper! Smart Phone users - listen up! Read the tips here.
ADHD & Nutrition
Nutrition plays less of a role that most think, except for cases of Celiac disease (in about 15% of the ADHD population). Please go to the online treatment guide and download the free chapter on treatment for adult ADHD for the latest information.
Lens Therapy overview by Rebecca Shafir of the Hallowell Center
pirHEG - An Effective Alternative Treatment for the Chronic Distraction of ADHD - by Rebecca Shafir of the Hallowell Center
More on mindfulness research.
ADDitude Magazine archives have a number of articles about the misdiagnosis of ADHD and how to tell it apart from other problems, such as learning disorders, Aspberger's and executive function disorder. Here's one comparing ADHD and autism, search their archives for what you seek specifically.
I wrote a blog post on ADHD vs. Bipolar, which includes info and resources.
Neuro-Physiological Explanations of ADHD
A quick but useful overview of how you can view ADHD symptoms as Executive Functioning deficits byt Russell Barkley, PhD
Three good lectures by Russell Barkley, PhD posted at the CADDAC website explain the neurological basis of ADHD.
Overview of research on the impact of marijuana on brain at this link.
Tools To Help Those with ADHD
Websites about ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment
adultadhdbook.com - Ari Tuckman's site includes informative short videos about many aspects of ADHD
Drhallowell.com - Dr. Hallowell's site provides his ideas and opinions about ADHD
ScienceDaily.com - offers a news digest about the latest research in ADHD that you can subscribe to via RSS feed.
ADDcoach4u.com - Coach Pete Quily has amassed a large database of information. Particularly of interest - his information on international support groups and resources and his blog posts on the positives of ADHD
ADDresources.org - quite a bit of information on ADHD - some of it is available only to members ($45 at the time of writing).
Addrc.org - A great resource on programs and services for dealing with ADHD.