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Books

The following is a collection of books that have been recommended by professionals, and which some of our members have found helpful when navigating their journey with ADHD!

My Brain Needs Glasses - ADHD Explained to Kids

Annick Vincent, M.D.

My Brain Needs Glasses - ADHD Explained to Kids

'Tom is eight years old and coping with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Through his imaginary journal, he shares his daily life with readers, helping young people, as well as parents and other caregivers, to better understand and cope with ADHD. Tom is endearing, and his journal is funny and imaginative. It brings his reality to life, with all its challenge — challenges that are anything but imaginary.
Packed with effective tips and practical advice for coping with ADHD, this book is an indispensable tool that will answer plenty of questions, regardless of your age!'


Annick Vincent, M.D., is also the author of 'My Brain Still Needs Glasses - ADHD in Adolescents and Adults'.


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore. Also available in French!

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

Russell A. Barkley, PhD

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

This is a great book that dives in to the various aspects of ADHD with information and also practical advice for the adult with ADHD to help manage common life situations.


TIP: If you aren't good at sticking with a book, or already have read lots about ADHD, we suggest you start with Chapter 16 for the practical stuff and then work through the first section of the book at your own pace.


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore!

My Brain Still Needs Glasses - ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

Annick Vincent, M.D.

My Brain Still Needs Glasses - ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

A practical guide on how to live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for adolescents and adults. Also available in French!

Psychiatrist Annick Vincent, M.D., has authored a guide which is a treasure trove of practical tips and tricks to help adolescents and adults affected by ADHD to develop effective adaptive strategies to deal with the challenges they face from day to day.


Annick Vincent, M.D., is also the author of 'My Brain Needs Glasses - Explaining ADHD to Kids'.


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore!

A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD

Sari Solden, M.S.

A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD

'Live boldly as a woman with ADHD! This radical guide will show you how to cultivate your individual strengths, honor your neurodiversity, and learn to communicate with confidence and clarity.'


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore!

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder

Sari Solden, M.S.

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder

This book can be great for sorting out the emotional fallout from being diagnosed with ADHD later in life, particularly if you are a woman.


'This book explores treatment and counseling options, and uses real-life case histories to examine the special challenges women with ADD and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) face, such as the shame of not fulfilling societal expectations. Three empowering steps restructuring one's life, renegotiating relationships, and redefining self-image help women take control of their lives and enjoy success on their own terms.'


Pam from ADHD PEI says: "It really helped me start to untangle years of internalized negative messages. I haven't checked out her newer book 'A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD' yet, but am looking forward to it." 


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore!

ADHD 2.0 - New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction from Childhood Through Adulthood

Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., & John J. Ratey, M.D.

ADHD 2.0 - New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction from Childhood Through Adulthood

'A revolutionary new approach to ADD/ADHD featuring cutting-edge research and strategies to help readers thrive, by the bestselling authors of the seminal books Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction ... [This book] draws on the latest science to provide both parents and adults with ADHD a plan for minimizing the downside and maximizing the benefits of ADHD at any age. They offer a range of new strategies and lifestyle hacks for thriving with ADHD, and discuss creating optimal environments, exercise, the power of connection, understanding and embracing innate neurological tendencies and considering medication. As inspiring as it is practical, ADHD 2.0 will help you tap into the power of this mercurial condition and find the key that unlocks potential.' 


Available through Indigo, Amazon, and your local bookstore!

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