Books and websites with ADHD resources Resources on ADHD
For High School and College Students & Adults


Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools by Jonathan Moone and David Cole

Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD by  Kathleen Nadeau

ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with ADD by Patricia Quinn

Help4ADD@Highschool by Kathleen Nadeau

You mean I’m not lazy, stupid or crazy? A self-help book for adults with Attention Deficit Disorder by Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo and Larry Silver  (Provides practical advice on controlling adult ADD. A straightforward guide explains how to get along in groups, become organized, improve memory, and pursue professional help)

ADHD & Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table  by Blake E. S. Taylor

A Teenager’s Guide to ADD; Understanding & Treating ADD through the Teen Years

Coaching College Students with AD/HD: Issues and Answers by Patricia O. Quinn

10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD: How to Overcome Chronic Distraction & Accomplish Your Goals (10 Simple Solutions) by Stephanie Sarkis

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg


General Information on ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)  Mayo Clinic

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources

CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Adult ADD & ADHD: Recognizing the Signs, Symptoms, and Effects

Self Help for Adult ADD: Tips for Managing Symptoms and Getting Focused

ADD & ADHD Treatment: Professional Help for Children and Adults

ADD / ADHD Medications: Are Meds Right for You or Your Child?

Adult ADD / ADHD Articles – Features articles on every aspect of adult ADD / ADHD, including time management, career and workplace issues, relationship problems, and coaching. (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)

ADHD Articles: Adults – Dozens of articles cover every issue, from the practical to the emotional, associated with adult ADD / ADHD. (Attention Deficit Disorder Resources)

Adult ADD: Time Management, Career & Relationships – Upbeat, practical advice for adults with. Includes articles on everything from cleaning your house to choosing treatments. (ADDitude)

Self-Help Tips for Adults with ADD / ADHD

Living with AD/HD: A Lifespan Disorder — Brief articles for adults on organization and time management, workplace issues, money management, relationships and social interaction. (National Resource Center on AD/HD)

Information for Adults with ADD (ADHD) – Covers many aspects of adult ADD / ADHD, including workplace issues, relationships, and physical health, with a special focus on women and ADD / ADHD. (

Managing Money – Practical and ADHD-specific tips on how to improve your money management. (National Resource Center on ADHD)

ADD and College

College Issues for Students with ADHD – Information sheet on selecting the right college, obtaining help at the college, & helpful interventions and accommodations for college students with ADHD

10 Tips for College Students with Disabilities – a few of clinical psychologist & author Kathleen Nadeau’s tips for students with ADHD transitioning to college

TIPS for Transitioning to College – Time management, Interventions, Positive attitude, and Supports for students with ADHD in college

ADD in the workplace

Top Ten ADD Traps in the Workplace – Covers the top workplace stumbling blocks for people with ADD, and strategies for avoiding them. (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)

ADD at Work: Job Success with Adult ADD – Advice for getting organized and focused at work, and maximizing your effectives. (ADDitude)

Adult ADHD: 50 Tips on Management – A long list of helpful tips from the authors of Driven to Distraction, with ideas broken down into categories of understanding ADD / ADHD, improving work performance, and managing emotions. (Attention Deficit Disorder Resources)

Improving relationships and communication skills

Solutions for Intimacy Problems for Adults with ADHD – Advice for improving communication skills, including common differences between men and women in talking with each other. (Attention Deficit Disorder Association, Southern Region)

How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships: Strategies for Coping – Learn how ADHD can impact relationships and what you can to do mitigate the effects. (