Additional Resources

Sarah’s Book

Fidget to Focus Book CoverMy book, Fidget to Focus -Outwit Your Boredom: Sensory Strategies for Living with ADD, with co-author Roland Rotz, Ph.D., is available in online bookstores everywhere. This book is full of practical information on ADHD, and techniques to help you both concentrate better and more easily accomplish all those boring tasks our lives are filled with. Visit the Fidget To Focus web site to learn more. Click on the book cover to see for yourself!

Useful Links

These are links for those wanting to learn more about ADHD. There are many sites on the web about ADHD, but many are promoting products or specific agendas. The links listed here are all to organizations whose primary goal is to provide the best possible information on ADHD and related topics.

ADDA: Attention Deficit Disorder Association
CHADD: Children and Adults with ADD
National Resource Center on ADHD
The Natl Center for Gender Issues and ADD
ADD Resources
Born to Explore! The other side of ADD
National Institute of Mental Health
Learning Disabilities Association of America

There are a number of great magazines and email newsletters for people with ADHD. The following are home sites for some of them, all of which are helpful and informative Web sites in their own right.

ADDitude Magazine
ADDitional News, Email Newsletter
ADHDnews, Email Newsletter
All Kinds of Minds, E-mail Newsletter
Attention! Magazine, with membership to CHADD
Attention Research Update, E-mail Newsletter

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Sarah’s Recommended Reading List

This is my recommended ADHD reading list. These books cover a range of topics, are good introductions to the subjects, and are by a variety of the best and best-known authors. Some are also available as audio books on casette tape or CD, which may make them more accessible.

Overviews of ADHD

  • Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey
    (also on audio cassette and CD)
  • You mean I’m not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo
    (also on audio cassette)
  • Thom Hartmann’s Complete Guide to ADHD by Thom Hartmann
  • Attention Deficit Disorder by Thomas E. Brown

For Parents:

  • Taking Charge of AD/HD by Russell Barkley
  • Understanding Girls With ADHD by Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman, and Patricia Quinn
  • Teenagers With ADD: A Parents’ Guide by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy
  • Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcina (also on audio cassette)
  • A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine (also on audio cassette and CD)
  • 123 Magic by Thomas Phelan (also on audio cassette)

For ADDults:

  • Journeys Through ADDulthood by Sari Solden
  • Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden
  • A.D.D. and Romance by Jonathan Scott Halverstadt
  • 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD by Stephanie Sarkis
  • Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD by Ari Tuckman


  • A.D.D. & Addiction by Wendy Richardson
  • ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau
  • Attention Deficit Disorder and the Law by P.S. Latham and P.H. Latham
  • Survival Guide For College Students with ADD or LD by Kathleen Nadeau
  • Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John J. Ratey


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