Helpful Books

  • Teacher Teens with ADD and ADHD: A quick reference guide for teachers and parents. (Chris A. Zeigler Dendy). This book provides a wide range of strategies, tips, and guidance for teachers and parents who have student with ADD/ADHD. Also has a section of reproducible forms to help with time management, study strategies, and graphic organizers.

    Rugg's- Recommendations on the Colleges- 27th Edition by Frederick E. Ruggs

    Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012- Edward B. Fiske

    Disconnected Kids
    by Dr. Robert Melillo - This book offers a visionary new approach for helping many children with brain-based problems.  He presents an individual at-home program to treat autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other disorders, that allows parents to assess, address and even correct their child's neurological disconnects, using simple physical sensory, and academic exercises.

    Learning Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole- This book is written by "two such "academic failures"-- that is, two academic failures who graduated from Brown University at the top of their class."  This book teaches " you how to take control of your education and find true success."  The book also offers "all the reasons why you should persevere.  Witty, bold, and disarmingly honest, Learning Outside the Lines takes you on a journey toward personal empowerment and profound educational change, proving once again that rules sometimes need to be broken."

    Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome by Luke Jackson. This book was written by a 13 year old who has a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome.   "This book is dedicated to those of you who feel that you don't belong."  "Always remember that different is cool."  " Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome who have low self-esteem, sometimes feel anxious, depressed and annoyed will find that Luke's book becomes an emotional restorative.  This book will enhance our understanding of Asperger Syndrome, change attitudes and replace bleak despair with insight and laughter."

    You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!  by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo. This book focuses on AD/HD. It is a self-help book for adults with ADD.

    Parenting Your Asperger Child by Alan Sohn and Cathy Grayson. Both authors offer "practical solutions that enable parents to prepare their children for a fulfilling life of social interaction and success outside the confines of their syndrome."

    Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities- Barbara D Ingersoll. Ph.D. Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.

    Attention Deficit Disorder, Hyperactivity and Associated Disorder- (A handbook for parents and professional) Wendy S. Coleman M.D.

    Succeeding in College- Study Skills and Strategies, 2nd Ed.- Jean Reynolds

    Teaching Learning Strategies and Study Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities, ADD or Special Needs. - Stephen S. Strichard and Charlie T. Mangrum II