Resources for Parents/Childrens
ADHD & Learning Disabilities:
Balmer, K. (2012). Executive Functioning Activities at Home. Retrieved from http://nspt4kids.com/
Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare.
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) by Bryan Smith and Lisa M. Griffin (Ages 4-8).
My Mouth is a Volcano by Julia Cook (Ages 5-8)
A rainbow of Friends by P.K. Hallinan (Ages 4-8)
Be Polite and Kind by Chen Meiners (Ages 4-7)
Gigi and Lulu’s Gigantic Fight by Pamela Edwards (Ages 3-7)
How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (Ages 3-5)
How to Deal with Friends: A Child’s Practical Guide by Richard Powell (Ages 3-7)
I’m Sorry by Sam McBratney (Ages 4-7)
It’s Hard to Share My Teacher by Joan Singleton Prestine (Ages 5-6)
Resources for Teachers/school
Effective Classroom Discipline Strategies:
Lost at School by Ross Green
Health & Wellness
The 7 Habits of Happy Kids by Stephen Covey (great for students).
The Leader in Me by Stephen Covey (great for students)
Reading & Writing
Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for K–2 Valerie A. Ellery, Lori Oczkus, Timothy V. Rasinski
The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing
ADHD and Executive Functioning
Shapiro, L. E. (2010). The ADHD workbook for kids. Oakland, CA. Instant Help Books. IBSN: 9781572247666.
Tignor, B. (2007). Attention games for the classroom. United States of America: Childswork ChildsPlay, Inc. IBSN: 1588150828.
Executive Functioning 101, Prepared by the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Retrieved from http:/ncld.com
Kishiyama, M. M., Boyce, W.T., Jimenez, A.M. Perry, L.M., & Knight, R.T. (2009). Socioeconomic disparities affect prefrontal function in children. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(6), 1106-1115.
Frank. K. & Smith-Rex, S. (1996). ADHD 102 Practical Strategies for "Reducing the Deficit." YouthLight, Inc. Chaplin, S.C.