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ARTICLES:
A Physician's Perspective
Theodore D. Mandelkorn, MD
(43k PDF file—[requires Adobe Acrobat Reader])

The Diagnostic Dilemma: Bipolar Disorder vs. ADHD
Charles Popper, MD
(58k PDF file—[requires Adobe Acrobat Reader])

Differentiating AD/HD from Bipolar Disorder In Children
George T. Lynn, MA, MPA, LMHC
(102k PDF file—[requires Adobe Acrobat Reader])

LINKS & READING RECOMMENDATIONS:
ADHD in Childhood
ADHD in Adults
Mood Disorders
Tourette Syndrome
Asperger's Syndrome
Learning Disabilities
Parenting
Medications

 

BOOKS
Taking Charge of ADHD, Revised Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
Russell A.Barkley, MD

Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

Teenagers with ADD: A Parent's Guide
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

A Bird's Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivors
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy and Alex Zeigler

For Boys
Daredevils and Daydreamers: New Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD

For Girls
Understanding Girls with AD/HD
Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman, and Patricia Quinn

WEBSITES
Official website for the CHADD organization, a support group for parents and children with ADHD
http://www.chadd.org

Comprehensive catalog of books and tapes regarding ADHD
http://www.addwarehouse.com

Website for Additude magazine for ADHD
http://www.additudemag.com

NIMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Links to NIMH reports related to ADHD, autism, and mood disorders in children and adolescents.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Information about ADHD and other psychiatric conditions.
http://www.aacap.org

Child Development Institute sponsors this website with daily updated articles on ADHD and dyslexia that have appeared in the media.
http://www.cdipage.com

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BOOKS
ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life
Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau

Understanding Women with AD/HD
Kathleen Nadeau (Editor), Patricia Quinn (Editor)

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood
Edward M.Hallowell and John J. Ratey

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, and Larry B. Silver

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace
Sari Solden

WEBSITES
Official website for the CHADD organization, a support group for adults and children with ADHD
http://www.chadd.org

National ADD Association
http://add.org

Website for Additude magazine for ADHD
http://www.additudemag.com

Washington state adult ADHD support groups, conferences, etc.
http://www.addresources.org/

Site for Girls and Women with AD/HD
http://www.addvance.com
http://www.ncgiadd.org

General ADD information
http://www.totallyadd.com

Dangers of Driving with Untreated ADHD

Depression Scale for Adults
http://www.ids-qids.org/translations/english/QIDS-SREnglish2page.pdf

Womans SASI
http://www.ncgiadd.org/pdf/SASI.pdf

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ARTICLES
The Diagnostic Dilemma: Bipolar Disorder vs. ADHD
Charles Popper, MD
(58k PDF file—[requires Adobe Acrobat Reader])

Differentiating AD/HD from Bipolar Disorder In Children
George T. Lynn, MA, MPA, LMHC
(102k PDF file—[requires Adobe Acrobat Reader])

BOOKS
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
Ross W. Greene, PhD

Lonely, Sad and Angry: A Parent's Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescents
Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder
Demitri Papolos and Janice Papolos

WEBSITES
Bipolar Significant Other Organization. Information and support for those with close friends or loved ones who have bipolar illness.
http://www.bpso.org

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org

Anxiety Disorder Association of America
http://www.adaa.org

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation--website for teens or children with bipolar disorder
http://jbrf.org

Companion website to the book, The Bipolar Child, by Papolos
http://www.bipolarchild.com

The National Mental Health Association
http://www.nmha.org

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BOOKS
Children with Tourette Syndrome: A Parent's Guide
Tracy Haerle (Editor)

WEBSITES
Tourette Association Website
http://tourette-syndrome.com

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BOOKS
Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
Tony Attwood

Asperger Syndrome
Ami Klin (Editor), Sara S. Sparrow (Editor), and Fred R. Volkmar (Editor)

WEBSITES
The Asperger Education Network
http://www.aspennj.org

The Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org

OASIS,Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/

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WEBSITES
Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents
http://www.ldonline.com

Students can find homework solutions on this helpful website.
http://www.bigchalk.com

This University of Washington site is a good resource for computer aid programs for individuals with learning disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Technology/atpwld.html

IEP—does your child qualify for an IEP? This site will help you understand the process and determine accommodations that would be helpful.
http://www.iep4u.com/

Learning Disabilities Association national website
http://www.ldanatl.org

International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org

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BOOKS
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
Thomas W. Phelan, PhD

Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child
Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

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BOOKS
Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Revised Edition
Timothy E. Wilens

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