ADHD & Relationships
The ADHD Parent Manual — The ADHD Parent Manual provides step-by-step operating instructions to become the calm and confident parent you want to be while raising complex kids. In this 25 minute video you’ll learn a simple Parent Management system, a clear process to tackle any challenging situation — one issue at a time.
From Elaine Taylor-Klaus & Diane Dempster
Use the 5C’s of Successful ADHD Parenting Today! Overwhelmed by the challenges of raising a child or teen with ADHD? Try these easy, practical, tips for using the 5C’s of ADHD parenting to reduce your stress and build positive connections.
From Sharon Saline, PsyD
Terry Matlen’s Medical Info Toolkit E-Workbook — Terry Matlen’s Medical Info Toolkit e-workbook has something for every member of the family. In this guide, you will be able to document medications, medical appointments and medical history. This workbook will allow you to create a ready to go package in case you or a loved one ever has to go to the emergency room.
From Terry Matlen, ACSW
ADHD & Co-Existing Challenges
Optimizing Treatment of Adult ADHD E-Book — This guide provides an overview of what good treatment looks like for adult ADHD, demonstrating that it’s not just about meds. Reviewed and approved by the country’s top clinicians, this guide helps you make sense of your many options.
From Melissa Orlov
Surfing Attention: Fun and Facts — Free downloadable cartoon eBook, PLUS a chance to win a 1-on-1 call (60 minutes) with ADHD and attention coach, Jeff Copper.
From Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC, PCAC, CPCC
Parenting ADHD Cheatsheet — More-effective parenting, at your fingertips. Not sure where to start with ADHD? Still struggling and feel like you might be missing something? Get the Parenting ADHD Cheatsheet, and get started down the right path, right now.
From Penny Williams
Gifted Characteristics vs. ADHD Characteristics Chart
From Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D.
Treatment & Management of ADHD
One Totally FREE month of live, small group online executive functioning training for children ages 8-16 at LearningWorks LIVE, no credit card or other commitment required! — LearningWorks LIVE is an online executive function training program consisting of small-group workshops using popular video games and apps for children ages 8-16. Sessions on organization, time management, planning, social-emotional learning, flexibility, focusing, and study skills are currently being offered. Participants have fun-because of the game-based approach- and learn executive functioning skills with their peers and our expert educators and technology specialists.
From Randy Kulman, Ph.D.
Excerpt from How Children Thrive — THE IDEA of executive function may seem abstract, but it’s a very practical concept. The words sound as dry as chalk, like what a bunch of academics debate over stale doughnuts. Yet it represents how each of us figures out how to manage life. The brain evolved a perspective that supervises and keeps track of the big picture, and EF is it.
From Mark Bertin, M.D.
Sex Makes You a Better Person: a free chapter from Dr. Tuckman’s forthcoming book, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship (available September 2019) — Keeping your sex life going strong involves important personal and relationship work that can’t help but make you a better person. This was the hardest chapter in this new book to write because I really wanted to get it right. Relationships (and sex) are way too important to not put in my best effort.
From Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
Working Parents and ADHD — Get these time proven ways for how to keep your ADHD family happy and healthy when you’re a working parent.
From Laurie Dupar, PMHNP, RN, PCC, CPCC
ADHD & Organization
Family Meeting Checklist — Getting the family together in one place at the same time is hard enough. Once they’re seated, make sure you don’t forget anything by running through our Quickstart Family Planning Meeting planner!
From Nikki Kinzer, PCC & Pete Wright
*12 Reasons Teens Procrastinate … and What to Do About Them!*
Because you’re tired of saying…“You found out about this project weeks ago; WHY did you wait until today to start working on it?” Procrastination itself is just a symptom. To actually solve the problem, it’s important to identify and address the underlying cause(s) for the behavior. Sign up for my FREE guide to understand the most common reasons your teen procrastinates, and what you can do about each one!
From Maggie Wray, Ph.D.
3 Free Worksheets — These worksheets will be helpful for parents and students and get you started on positive career conversations.
From Lynn Miner Rosen, M.Ed, ACC, CDCS
Back-to-School Checklist — It’s so important to also plan for the school year, and well in advance. This Ready for School Checklist contains suggestions for helping your child participate in the process of getting ready to go back to school. Their participation in this process helps build the executive function skills of organization, planning and prioritizing!
From Marydee Sklar
Infographic Set — Set of colorful, educational infographics to share with family, friends, and teachers to describe Typical Executive Function Development, Signs of Executive Function Challenges in Children and Adults, and some of our favorite apps to keep students and adults on time, focused, and well-regulated.
From Michael Delman