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Books & Videos: Attention

This list includes books and videos recommended by Connecting for Kids families. Many of the titles in this list are available through Connecting for Kids partner libraries. Or, if you choose to purchase one of the titles on this list, you can help contribute to Connecting for Kids when you select us as your preferred charity through the Amazon Gives program. Go to Smile.Amazon.com and select Connecting for Kids of Westlake Ohio when you visit!

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For featured resources, including our "top four" books as recommended by local experts in the field, see the Attention Issues Resource Guide.

The following books have been recommended for families:

ADHD Without Drugs - A Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD ~ By One of America's Leading Integrative Pediatricians, S. Newmark, MD (Amazon Smile)

Answers to Distraction, E. Hallowell and J. Ratey (Amazon Smile)

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder, E. Hallowell, MD and J. Ratey, MD (Amazon Smile)

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, E. Hallowell, MD and J. Ratey, MD (Amazon Smile)

Healing ADD Revised Edition: The Breakthrough Program that Allows You to See and Heal the 7 Types of ADD, D. Amen, MD (Amazon Smile)

More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD, A. Tuckman (Amazon Smile)

Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach, V. Monastra, PhD (Amazon Smile)

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, R. Barkley (Amazon Smile)

Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens with ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Counselors, V. Monastra, PhD (Amazon Smile)

The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents, N. Ratey, MD (Amazon Smile)

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children, R. Greene, PhD (Amazon Smile)

Understanding Girls with ADHD, Updated and Revised: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do, K. Naseau, PhD, E. Littman, PhD, and P. Quinn, MD (Amazon Smile)

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, K. Kelly and P. Ramundo (Amazon Smile)

The following books have been recommended for children who are struggling with attention issues:

All Dogs Have ADHD, K. Hoopmann (Amazon Smile)

Jumpin' Johnny, Get Back to Work: A Child's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity, M. Gordon, PhD (Amazon Smile)

Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD, E.Dixon, PhD and K. Nadeau, PhD (Amazon Smile)

Learning to Plan and Be Organized: Executive Function Skills for Kids With AD/HD, K. Nadeau, PhD (Amazon Smile)

The Don’t-Give-Up Kid and Learning Disabilities, J. Gehret and M. LaDuca (Amazon Smile)

Otto Learns About His Medicine: A Story about Medication for Children with ADHD, M. Galvin, MD (Amazon Smile)

Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, P. Quinn, MD and J. Stern (Amazon Smile)

Shelley the HyperActive Turtle, D. Moss (Amazon Smile)

The following videos have been recommended for families:

ADHD & Loving It, R. Green, PhD

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