Recommended Reading for ADHD & Learning Disabilities

ADHD & Learning Disabilities

  • Taking Charge of ADHD, The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Russell Barkley
  • Late, Lost and Unprepared, by Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel
  • Learning Outside the Lines, by Jonathan Mooney
  • ADHD in Adolescents, by Arthur Robin
  •  A Mind at a Time, by Mel Levine
  • What Parents Need to Know About ADHD and Medication: Advice from an M.D.  This can be found at

CHADD is a National organization for Children and Adults with ADHD.  (Baltimore Area Chapter: (410) 233-3274; for information and support regarding raising and educating a child with ADHD.  CHADD offers free monthly support groups for parents of ADHD kids.

  • How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia, by Cynthia Snow
  • Overcoming Dyslexia, by Sally Shaywitz
  •  Colleges for Students with LD and ADHD, by Petersons 2006
  • Overcoming Underachieving: An Action guide to Helping Your Child Succeed in School, by Sam Goldstein & Nancy Mather

Assistive Technology (AT) refers to the use of computers and other technology to support children who have academic challenges.  This is a field that has exploded and it should not be overlooked as you’re considering accommodations that may help your child.   

Schwab Learning reviews many of the Assistive Technology Tools.

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