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Resources

There are a multitude of web sites, podcasts, apps, and books on any subject, which can offer excellent information and resources to people who have a need to learn more. The ones that are listed below are a few that I have personal experience with, and have found useful.

Their inclusion here is not meant to be an endorsement of the content offered within them, the sites, speakers, or the authors. Rather, they are meant only to be informational, and as starting points for your further exploration.

Please select a category above to view the associated resources.

"10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, 2nd ed." by Stephanie Sarkis, PhD

"Making the Grade with A+DD: a student's guide to succeeding in college with ADD" by Stephanie Sarkis, PhD

"The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child's Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress" by Mark Bertin

“ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life” Judith Kohlberg, Kathleen Nadeau, PhD

“Healing ADD: the breakthrough program that allows you to see and heal the 6 types of ADD” by Daniel Amen, MD

“Making the System Work for your Child with ADHD: how to cut through red tape and get what you need from doctors, schools and healthcare plans” by Peter S. Jensen, MD

“Smart But Scattered: boost any child’s ability to get organized, resist impulses, stay focused…” Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD

“Taking Charge of ADHD: the complete, authoritative guide for parents” by Dr. Russell Barkley

“The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD” by John F. Taylor, PhD

ADHD

ADHD – Is your Medication Working? podcast

ADHD – National Resource Center

ADHD – Nontraditional Treatment separating the wheat from the chaff podcast

ADHD – the Relief of Being Diagnosed podcast

ADHD – To Take Medication or Not podcast

ADHD & Neurofeedback - research for professionals

ADHD (CHADD)

ADHD app – for kids to use

ADHD app – for parents to use over medication

ADHD article

ADHD Children Outcome in Adulthood podcast (Russell Barkley)

ADHD podcast

ADHD Students: transitioning to college podcast

An Integrative Approach to ADHD Treatment - video

Managing ADHD in Children podcast (Russell Barkley)

Results of untreated ADHD

Some essentials you should know about ADHD

“The girls’ guide to guys: straight talk for teens on flirting, dating, breaking up, making up, and finding true love” Julie Taylor

“Get out of my life, but first could you drive me & Cheryl to the mall?”Anthony Wolf, PhD

“Reality Gap: alcohol, drugs and sex – what parents don’t know, and teens aren’t telling” Stephen Wallace

“Social Skills Comics for Teens”

“The Teenage Guy’s Survival Guide: the real deal on girls, growing up, and other guy stuff” Jeremy Daldry

A Parents Guide to Talking to Teens about Drugs & Alcohol

A Student's Guide to Balancing Stress

Alcohol & Drug Abuse: information for youth

Born bashful? Learning how to over come shyness podcast

Child & Adolescent Anxiety podcast

Columbine Shooter's Mother Reckons with Guilt & Loss podcast

Distracted Driving podcast

Electronic screens: 'It's digital heroin.'

How to talk to teen boys about dating and sex

Late teenage substance abuse podcast

Mental Health Awareness for Teens

Mental Health for College Students

Statistics on Teens: alcohol, driving, drugs, sex

Talking to teens without blame, guilt or miscommunication podcast

Teen dating

Teen Depression: a guide for parents

Teen driving

Teen sexuality podcast

Teen Suicide: Resources for parents, teens and educators

Teenage depression podcast

Teens & heavy use of electronics – NY Times article

Teens: all kids drink, right? podcast

Teens: cutting podcast

Teens: disciplining your teenager podcast

Teens: them’s fighting words podcast

Teens: video game addiction podcast

The Science of the Teenage Brain podcast

The teenage brain podcast

The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Addiction

Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students

Troubled Teen Industry: wilderness camps podcast

With Pressure to Succeed, High School Suicides Rise podcast

“Social skills comics: handling anger in schools, ages 7-12” Kiki Cahn & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

“What to do when your temper flares: a kid’s guide to overcoming problems with anger” by Dawn Huebner, PhD

Anger management podcast

Helping Children Manage Anger podcast

“Healing Anxiety & Depression: the revolutionary brain based program that allows you to see and heal the 7 types of anxiety and depression” by Daniel G. Amen, MD

“Social skills comics: handling anxiety in school, ages 7-12” Michael Canavan & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

6 Ways to Beat Social Anxiety

Alternatives To Psychiatric Medicine For Anxiety

Anxiety & Neurofeedback as a form of Treatment - flyer

Anxiety Disorders

Child & Adolescent Anxiety Podcast

Generalized anxiety disorder podcast

How to change your behaviors and bad habits podcast

Panic attacks

Probiotics & Mental Health

“A parent’s guide to Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism” by Sally Ozonoff and Geraldine Dawson

“Asperger’s Syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals” by Tony Atwood

“More than words: helping parents promote communication & social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder” by Fern Sussman

“Navigating the social world” Jeanette McAfee

“Solving behavior problems in autism” Linda Hodgon

“The Asperger’s Answer Book: professional answers to 275 of the top questions parents ask” by Susan Ashley, PhD

“The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders” by Sue Thompson

“Understanding the nature of autism” Janice Janzen

“Visual strategies for improving communication: practical supports for school and home” Linda Hodgon

A New Paradigm for Thinking about Autism

Asperger’s Syndrome

Autism – accepting the diagnosis podcast

Autism – detection of early warning signs

Autism & Neurofeedback as a form of Treatment - flyer

Autism Resources for Families

Autism Society – NC

Autism Society – SC

CDC Autism Links & Resources

Communicating with an Autistic Child: a parent's guide

Extreme Sports Camp for Autism Spectrum

My Autism Team: social networking (activities, finding parents & providers, Q&A)

Reduce the Noise: help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping

TEACCH – Autism spectrum disorders - NC

Teaching Social Skills to Autistic Teens podcast

“Bipolar disorder for Dummies” Candida Fink, MD

“The Bipolar Teen: what you can do to help your child & your family” David Miklowitz, PhD & Elizabeth George, PhD

Bipolar Disorder - links

Bipolar disorder in children podcast

“Borderline & beyond, revised” Laura Paxton

“Borderline & beyond: workbook and personal journal, revised” Laura Paxton

Self-injurious behavior podcast

"How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk" Faber & Mazlish

"Speak up and get along: tools to make friends, stop teasing, and feel good about yourself" Scott Cooper

“Childhood speech, language & listening problems: what every parent should know” Patricia Hamaguchi

“Help Me, I’m sad: recognizing, treating and preventing childhood and adolescent depression” David Fassler, MD and Lynne Dumas

“The kids guide to working out conflicts – how to keep cool, stay safe, and get along” by Naomi Drew, M.A.

Alcohol & Drugs: teaching kids about them

Bedwetting

Behavior problems in kids

Boys & risk taking behaviors podcast

Child & Adolescent Anxiety podcast

Childhood Trauma Leads to Brain Wired for Fear podcast

Helping Children Manage Anger podcast

Helping your child make friends podcast

Kids health – kids

Kids health - parents

Oppositional defiant & conduct disorder

Reactive attachment disorder: “Healing parents: helping wounded children learn to trust and love” Michael Orlans & Terry Levy

Sibling rivalry podcast

Siblings with Disabilities

Stay happily married: how to cope with your child’s behavior podcast

Tourette’s

“How to talk so kids will listen, & listen so kids will talk” Faber & Mazlish

“Messages: the communications skill book, 2nd edition” Matthew McKay, PhD, Martha Davis PhD, Patrick Fanning

“Social skills comics: conversational skills in school, ages 7-12” Michael Canavan & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

“Speak up and get along: tools to make friends, stop teasing, and feel good about yourself” Scott Cooper

Talking to teens without blame, guilt or miscommunication podcast

"Your Defiant Child: 8 steps to better behavior, 2nd ed." by Barkley & Benton

“No More Misbehavin’: 38 difficult behaviors & how to stop them” Michele Borba, EdD

“Parenting Your Out of Control Teenager: 7 steps to reestablish authority & reclaim love” Scott Sells, PhD

Corporal punishment podcast

Parenting: is time out really effective podcast

Parenting: setting limits podcast

Raise Your Child, Not Your Voice: the relationship rule podcast

Stay Happily Married: how to cope with your child's behavior podcast

“Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s? Parenting Together while living apart” Marc Ackerman

“The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: letting go of conflict after a difficult divorce” Elizabeth Thayer, PhD, and Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

“Why did you have to get a divorce? And when can I get a hamster? A guide to parenting through divorce” Anthony Wolf, PhD

Divorce Laws Made Understandable: state-by-state divorce rules & how much you'll pay or receive in support

Divorce podcast

(Text)book recordings – for blind and dyslexics

“A workbook for dyslexia: systematically walk your child through the process of learning to read and write, 2nd ed” by Cheryl Orlassino

“The gift of dyslexia” by Ron Davis

Dyslexia

Dyslexia – My Life

Eyeglass solutions for dyslexia

Speech-to-text/text-to-speech software – for dyslexics

“ASAP: ages, stages & phases – from infancy to adolescence” Patricia Fosarelli, MD

“The Pocket Parent” Help! What to do when your 2-5 year old has tantrums, bites a friend, keeps interrupting, uses bad words…” Reichlin & Winkler

Infants & Toddlers: for families including military, and professionals

“Courage after fire: coping strategies for troops returning from Iraq & Afghanistan and their families”

“You & your military hero: building positive thinking skills during your hero’s deployment. Adult guided activities and games for ages 5-12” Jensen-Fritz, Jones-Johnson, and Zitow

Camp Lejeune's previously contaminated water supply and possible toxic effects

Mental Health Service Providers for Veterans

Military branches & VA – websites

Military families: quick facts on TBI & PTSD

Military Family Support - Links (updated 6/2018)

Military: Family of a Vet: Resources especially for PTSD & TBI

Military: Learn, assess, tools, videos on 17 topics (including depression, PTSD, relationships, sleep) - Android & Apple

Military: Sesame Street for Military Families - resources for grown ups

Military: Summer camps for kids

Moving Forward app (for managing stress, transitioning, balancing school & family life, relationship problems, etc.)

NC National Guard family service centers

North Carolina Resources for Veterans, Dependents & Surivors

Operation Autism: a resource guide for military families

PTSD & Neurofeedback as a form of Treatment

PTSD information for veterans, families and professionals

Real Warriors: information for Active, Guard, Reserve, Families, Vets and Professionals

Treatment of PTSD

VA hotline thru the White House - phone number to complain about poor quality service: 855 948 2311

Veterans parenting toolkit: separate guides for new borns through teens

Veterans: encouraging them to get mental health care (888 823 7458)

Veterans: talking about war injuries to children & providers; resources

You and Your Military Hero: building positive thinking skills during your hero's deployment (ages 5-12)" by Sara Jensen-Fritz, et al

“Breakthrough parenting for children with special needs – raising the bar of expectations” Judy Winter

“No more misbehavin’: 38 difficult behaviors and how to stop them” Michele Borba, EdD

“Parenting your out of control teenage: 7 steps to re-establish authority” Scott Sells, PhD

Dealing with the explosive/challenging child podcast

Effective parenting podcast

Parenting: is time out really effective podcast

Parenting: setting limits podcast

Single moms and dads

Single parenting podcast

Step Families - Articles

Step family network

Teens: disciplining your teenager podcast

Veteran parenting toolkit: separate guides for new borns through teens

Accuracy & Inaccuracy of Psychological Assessment

Assessment: “Straight talk about psychological testing for kids” by Drs. Ellen Braaten & Gretchen Felopulos

Understanding Psychological Assessment Scores

"Social Skills Comics: handling anger in school, ages 7-12” Kiki Cahn & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

"The Science of Making Friends: helping socially challenged teens and young adults" by Elizabeth Laugeson

“Social skills comics for teens” Elizabeth Bennett

“Social skills comics: conversational skills in school, ages 7-12” Michael Canavan & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

“Social skills comics: handling anxiety in school, ages 7-12” Michael Canavan & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

“Social skills comics: learning self-control in school, ages 7-12” Kiki Cahn & Lawrence Shapiro, PhD

6 Ways to Beat Social Anxiety

Born bashful? Learning how to overcome shyness podcast

Helping your child make friends podcast