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Resources for Parents/Childrens

ADHD & Learning Disabilities:

http://psychcentral.com/lib/parenting-kids-with-adhd-16-tips-to-tackle-common-challenges/

http://www.ncld.org/

http://www.naspcenter.org/parents/adhd_2004.html

http://www.naspcenter.org/adol_atten.html

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)

Parenting Discipline & Strategies:

http://www.123magic.com/1-2-3-magic/

http://www.fredrogers.org/parents/

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen Covey

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross Green

FRIENDSHIPS/SOCIAL SKILLS:

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)

http://www.apa.org/topics/parenting/resilience-tip-tool.aspx

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
Ruth Culham

http://www.literacyworldwide.org/

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.