The Complete and Authoritative Guide to ADHD by American Academy of Pediatrics, www.aap.org . It's all there, diagnosis, treatments, strategies that help.
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults by Thomas Brown PhD. Learn how incredibly complex the brain is and how ADD impacts Executive Functions. Top Notch resource !
Women and ADD:
Understanding Women With ADD by Kathleen Nadeau PhD and Patricia Quinn MD. Every woman with AD/HD should have this book.
Understanding Girls with ADD by Kathleen Nadeau PhD. Ditto
Girls Guide to ADHD by Beth Walker. written in the style of a young girl talking to the reader about ADHD and how it works.
The Down and Dirty Guide to Adult ADHD (2nd Ed) by M. Godeon and D. McClure. No jargon, just common sense and practical advice with some skepticism thrown in .
Is It You, Me, or Adult ADHD? by Gail Pera. Relationships and ADHD.
Birds Eye View of ADD by Alex Dendy. ADD through a teen's eyes, interviews with friends with and without ADD. For teens to read.
Teenagers With ADD: A Parents' Guide by Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS The title says it all. How to tell the difference between "teen" and ADD. A positive approach to helping your teen develop his/her strengths.
Video and book for dealing with Teens, ADHD or not. Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage and Let Go of Your 13-18 year olds by Thomas Phelan PhD. author of 1,2,3 Magic for use with little people, this is a sequel for when those little people grow bigger !
Education and ADD:
ADD Book of Lists by Sondra Rief. Written by an educator for parents and teachers, lists of strategies for all kinds of issues which challenge kids with ADD - organization, homework, reading, writing, math, etc.
How to Reach and Teach the Child With ADD also by Sondra Rief. This one is for teachers and school counselors. Excellent resource, should be in every school as a resource.
Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD by Chris Zeigler Dendy MS. A resource for teachers and parents.
help4adhd@highschool and help4adhd@college by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD. Great resource for tips and strategies for teens. Written by a psychologist who also has ADD, she "gets it". The books are not straight text, but a mix of bullet points and highlighted text boxes. Very ADD friendly !