Resources

Websites

The ADD Warehouse is the leading resource for the understanding and treatment of ADHD and related problems. www.addwarehouse.com

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association provides a wealth of opportunities online for adults with ADHD. www.add.org

The National Resource Center on ADHD is provides a good overview of medicines and how they work. www.help4adhd.org

Resources for guided meditations that are easily accessible include: the "Insight Timer" app for tablets and smart phones (get it from the apps store), the CD in the back of Lidia Zylowska's book, The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD, also available for free on her website. www.lidiazylowska.com, and Casey Dixon's brief and accessible mindfulness exercises (what I call "reset" exercises) www.mindfullyadd.com. Casey is an ADHD coach specializing in attorneys, professors, and other professionals with ADHD. www.dixonlifecoaching.com  

For information on the ADHD effect on marriage, Melissa Orlov's website provides information on classes, books, and many other resources. www.adhdmarriage.com.

For a directory of ADHD coaches, go to www.adhdcoaches.org/find-a-coach.

Jessica McCabe is an advocate and YouTube personality with a popular site. "How To ADHD": https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-nPM1_kSZf91ZGkcgy_95Q

Elaine Taylor-Klaus and Diane Dempster are co-founders of a parent coaching service. They often post useful articles and links on their website. impactadhd.com 

I’m often asked about resources for learning and practicing meditation. Here are some options from One Dharma Nashville. onedharmanashville.com

Sara Skillen of SkillSet Organizing is a Nashville-based Certified Professional Organizer® and ADHD coach, specializing in working with adults with ADHD. She also co-leads the ADDNashville Support Group and Adult ADHD Professionals of Middle Tennessee. More information may be found at her website: https://www.skillsetorganizing.com/.

 

National and international organizations:

CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD) www.chadd.org 

ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association) www.add.org

In the UK: Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (www.aadduk.org). 

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is an exceptional resource for learning "How to transform conflicts into opportunities for connection" through workshops, classes, books, and free practice groups in the U.S. and in other countries. www.nonviolentcommunication.com

National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) is a good resource for finding a professional organizer in your area (www.napo.net). If you are in the Nashville area, go to www.naponashville.net

 

Books

I highly recommend these books on ADHD and marriage: The ADHD Effect on Marriage by Melissa Orlov and The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD by Melissa Orlov and Nancie Kohlenberger. www.addwarehouse.com

An excellent resource for parents is a book by Mark Bertin, MD, a developmental pediatrician - Mindful Parenting for ADHD, New Harbinger Publications, Inc, 2015. www.newharbinger.com

A book that inspires creativity and possibility is Permission to Proceed, by David Giwerc, founder and president of ADD Coach Academy. www.addca.com

A well-organized and substantive workbook: Understand Your Brain, Get More Done, by Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA, Specialty Press, Inc 2012. www.addwarehouse.com

An excellent book on parenting that recognizes the need for a thoughtful style is Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD, by Cindy Goldrich, W.W. Norton & Co., 2015. www.PTScoaching.com.

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