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Books

The ADHD Empowerment Guide: Identifying Your Child's Strengths and Unlocking Potential focuses on helping parents determine and build upon their child's strengths and identifying and shoring up characteristics or situations that might get in the way of using those talents.
 

It includes two easy-to-use questionnaires to identify the child's natural abilities and look at key characteristics that research has shown help children succeed in life. Using the practical strategies presented, parents can be more intentional in encouraging development of the natural strengths and foster development in areas like emotional control, resiliency, resourcefulness, organization, and motivation that may be lacking. Successful people with ADHD are highlighted and share some of their success secrets.
 

Available in paperback and in eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, and Prufrock Press.

The ADHD Empowerment Guide by James Forgan and Mary Anne Richey

Stressed Out! Solutions to Help Your Child Manage and Overcome Stress is an easy-to-read guide for parents to help their children understand stress, its effects on kids' day-to-day lives and how to handle it. The book suggests stress management solutions grouped under three categories—school, family, or environmental. Strategies include:

  • sample dialogues parents can use in conversation with their child

  • activities to help children gain insight and understanding about the nature of their stress, such as worksheets and role-play scenarios

  • resources including books written specifically for children and for parents and web sites.

Available in paperback and in eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Prufrock Press.

Stressed Out! Solutions to Help Your Child Manage and Overcome Stress by James Forgan and Mary Anne Richey

The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties helps parents learn about executive functions, those actions that help with getting tasks completed. They include regulating emotions, remembering, focusing, self-monitoring, organizing, managing time, taking action, and sustaining effort. Children with ADHD and others often have delays in some of these areas, which interfere with success in school and in life. Parents are guided in how to help their children improve their skills in those areas with practical, easy-to-use suggestions and action plans.

 

Available in paperback and in eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, and Prufrock Press.

The Impulsive, Disorganized Child by James Forgan and Mary Anne Richey

Raising Girls with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Daughters provide information to empower parents to make decisions about identification, treatment options, behavioral strategies, personal/social adjustment, educational impact, and many other issues from preschool through high school. It gives a good overview of supports provided in school, suggests alternatives when the child’s current school isn’t the right fit. Although an increasing number of girls are diagnosed with ADHD every year, most of the focus of parent and teacher interventions has been on boys, leaving girls with ADHD frustrated and misunderstood. Self-reflection surveys and action steps for parents and girls alike are included which can be used to create a dynamic action plan for your daughter's success in school and beyond.

 

Available in paperback and in eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, and Prufrock Press.

Raising Girls with ADHD by James Forgan and Mary Anne Richey

Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. It covers basic information about ADHD, treatment options, behavioral strategies, personal/social adjustment, and many other issues from preschool through high school. There are reflection surveys and action steps for parents and boys  to complete, which can be used to create a dynamic action plan for the future.

 

Available in paperback and in eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, WalmartPrufrock Press, and Audible audiobook.

 

Raising Boys with ADHD (First Edition) by James W. Forgan and Mary Anne Richey

Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Successful, Happy Sons (Second Edition) features the latest information on research and treatment for boys with ADHD, empowering parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. The book covers topics not often found in other parenting guides, such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college. Filled with practical knowledge, a dynamic action planning guide, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

 

Available for preorder from Amazon and Walmart.

 

Raising Boys with ADHD (Second Edition) by Mary Anne Richey
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