Book Recommendations

For understanding Executive Function Disorder and ADHD

Focus and Thrive: Executive Functioning Strategies for Teens

Laurie Chaikind McNulty LCSW-C

Targeting teenagers from 13 to 17 who struggle with executive function, Focus and Thrive is designed to help students grow their executive function skill set. Laurie Chaikind McNulty goes into the importance of daily routines, making plans, and managing time as key for staying focused. She offers life hacks for practical problems and strategies for a variety of situations teenagers with executive function disorder may have trouble with.

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What to Do When Good Enough Isn't Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism

Thomas S. Greenspon

The book is written for children in the 9 to 13 age range to help them understand how perfectionism impacts their ability to perform basic tasks. They may not even know they are suffering from the problem of perfectionism. In addition to explaining the problem through vignettes, the book includes exercises to help students relearn new ways of performing tasks and information for adults.

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Daniel J. Siegel , Tina Payne Bryson, and Tina Payne Bryson

This guide helps parents understand how their children's brains are developing, and offers strategies on helping with the day-to-day struggles of raising a child.