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Cville Area Resources
Parent Resource Center: A fantastic local resource with presentations, workshops and a parent resource library serving Charlottesville, Albemarle and its surrounding counties.
SEAC - Albemarle : Serving Albemarle County Schools. The Albemarle County Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEAC) includes parents of students who require special education services, other interested persons from the community, and educators in the field who have an interest in special education, seeking to asssit the division in long-range planning of services for special education.
PEATC: Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
www.chadd.org: they have a national resource library for ADHD, membership is $50)
How to ADHD: Website & Video Library from Jessica McCabe on the research, facts and key elements of life with ADHD.
www.WrightsLaw.com: (all things IEP/504)
www.understood.org: (wealth of articles and info on learning disabilities including ADHD)
“Let Me Be Your Camera - Understanding ADHD”: Great video that explains ADHD in layman’s terms.
www.adhdlectures.com: (free & paid ADHD lectures given by Russell A Barkley)
www.mindfullyadhd.com: fantastic resource for mindfulness for the ADHD brain (research, articles, practice)
www.totallyADD.com: great resource for adults with ADHD and everyone who loves someone with the diagnosis.
www.adda.org: Attention Deficit Disorder Association for adults with ADHD.
Recommended Reading (just a sampling)
Parenting ADHD Now! by Elaine Taylor-Klaus and Diane Dempster
Superparenting for ADD by New Hallowell and Peter S Jensen, MDs
What You ADHD Child Wishes You Knew by Dr. Sharon Saline
Understanding Girls with ADHD by Nadeau, Littman & Quinn
A Bird's-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from young survivors by Chris Dendy & Alex Zeigler
Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It (2009) by Jerome Schultz & Ned Hallowell
PLAYDHD: Permission to Play..a Prescription for Adults with ADHD by Kirsten Miliken
ADD Stole My Car Keys by Rick Green & Umesh Jain
The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD by Daniel J Siegel, MD
More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD by Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
Is it You, Me or Adult ADD? by Gina Pera
Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell A Barkley, PhD
Natural Relief for Adult ADHD by Stephanie Sarkis, PhD
Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD (2014) by Thomas E Brown
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)(2008) by Thomas E Brown
Wacky Ways to Succeed with ADHD: collaborative book with fun ways to make ADHD work for you.