ADHD Resources

Here are some books, websites, and videos that I mention in sessions with my clients with ADHD:

Recommended Books for Clients with ADHD

  • Taking Charge of Adult ADHD – by R. A. Barkley
  • Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood – by E. M. Hallowell and J. J. Ratey
  • Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder – by E. M. Hallowell and J. J. Ratey
  • Women With Attention Deficit Disorder – by S. Solden
  • Understand Your Brain, Get More Done: The ADHD Executive Functions Workbook – by A. Tuckman
  • More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD – by A. Tuckman
  • Scattered: How A.D.D. Originates and What You Can Do – by G. Maté

Short Books About ADHD

  • Adult ADD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed – by S. M. Sarkis
  • 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD: How to Overcome Chronic Distraction and Accomplish Your Goals – by S. M. Sarkis
  • Natural Relief for Adult ADHD: Complementary Strategies for Increasing Focus, Attention, and Motivation With or Without Medication – by S. M. Sarkis

ADHD and Money

  • Book – ADD and Your Money: A Guide to Personal Finance for Adults with Attention-Deficit Disorder – by S. M. Sarkis and K. Klein
  • Managing Money and ADHD – an article from CHADD with helpful hints

ADHD in Relationships

  • Book – The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps – by M. Orlov
  • Book – Married to Distraction: Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age of Interruption – by E. M. Hallowell, S. Hallowell, & M. Orlov
  • Book – ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship – by A. Tuckman
  • ADHD and Marriage – a website managed by Melissa Orlov with many resources for couples

Websites and Videos for Adult ADHD

Screening for Adult ADHD

The following screens can help clients review their symptoms. Completing these screens is not the same as getting the formal diagnosis. If you have completed the screens, you could bring the results to your clinician to discuss your next steps. Elaine Korngold provides ADHD assessments for adults.

Managing ADHD at Work