A diagnosis of ADHD can be a particularly confusing and challenging time. Knowing where to go for support can be the first step towards feeling more confident about supporting your child. In the list below we have put together a list of the best ADHD books for parents to help support your journey with your child.
Russell Barkley’s book on “Taking Charge of ADHD – The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents” is available as an e-book free when you take out a free audible trial .
Russell Barkley is a well respected author in the area of ADHD and has written numerous books supporting teachers, parents and other key workers involved with children with a diagnosis of ADHD.
Amazon review November 2019:
Well written, easy to read, and really helpful if your kid has ADHD. Read is after being recommended by my kids psychiatrist, it’s that good that the doctors recommend it.
The “Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids” helps your child to “understand and manage their ADHD with engaging activities”. This book can help your child to reframe the way they think about ADHD with fun activities and has a strength based approach that can help them to build self esteem and increased understanding of themselves.
“This book is a great resource for children with ADHD and their families. It is accessible, educational, and includes many thought-provoking activities that can help kids succeed and feel more confident. I appreciate the humor, personal perspective, and the strength-based approach of this workbook. I will be recommending it to families!”–Joshua Mandelberg, MD, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician
Best for Evidence Based Strategies for Home and School
This is another high quality title from Russell Barkley. The Managing ADHD in School
book is full of background information, evidence based strategies and advice useful for the classroom as well as the home. Strong partnerships between home and school can have positive impacts for behaviour and this book may help provide an insight into what foundations can be used at home to support learning in school.
Good strategies and information – Amazon Review June 2019
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