You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo
While everyone else was writing books about ADD in children, Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo pioneered into the adult ADD world by writing the first book geared toward adults who struggle with this common disorder. This book touches on the effects of ADD on sexuality, the differences between male and female ADD, new medications and their effectiveness, and more. It’s a must-read for any adults with ADD.
by Stephanie Moulton Sarkis
This short book is an extremely practical guide for adults with ADD who want to see immediate results and behavioral improvement. Each chapter deals with one issue, such as: “I have trouble finishing tasks” or “I misplace things” and offers simple strategies and solutions that you can start working on right away. If you find that most self-help books about ADD are too long or complicated, this one is for you.
Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder
by Gina Pera
Written by the award-winning journalist Gina Pera, this much-loved book is geared toward couples who struggle with ADD/ADHD symptoms that affect their relationship and family life. Often times, symptoms are wrongfully attributed to laziness, depression or personality “problems”, and this can lead to tension in an otherwise healthy relationship. This book aims to solve and prevent this problem.
by Lara Honos-Webb
This book offers a unique perspective on adult ADHD by shifting the focus from negative to positive and looking at the impact ADD has on creativity, intuition and energy. Lara Honos-Webb proposes that the effects of ADHD can be harnessed and used to influence your relationships, work performance and quality of life in a constructive way. She uses real life case studies about people who attribute their success to their ADD to illustrate this new perspective.
by Melissa C. Orlov
Orlov’s award-winning book about the effect of ADHD on marriage has helped many couples work through the issues that arise when one partner is living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The author writes from personal experience as well as many years of research. She incorporates real life examples involving actual couples who have dealt with and continue to deal with ADHD in their marriage.