How it feels to be
adopted, Jill Krementz
ISBN 0575034254, Knopf
19 boys and girls, from age 8 - 16 and from every social
background, confide their feelings about this crucial fact.
Putting on the brakes: young people's guide to
understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,
Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern
ISBN 1557988323, Magination
When young people learn they have attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD), they often have many questions, doubts, and fears.
Written from both a paediatric and an educational perspective, this
book attempts to address these questions and needs.
You mean I'm not lazy, stupid
or crazy? A self-help book for adults with Attention Deficit
Disorder, Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo and Larry
ISBN 0684815311, Simon & Schuster
Provides practical advice on controlling adult ADD. A
straightforward guide explains how to get along in groups, become
organized, improve memory, and pursue professional help.
Driven to distraction:
recognizing and coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from
childhood through adulthood,
Edward Hallowell and John Ratey
ISBN 0684801280, Simon & Schuster
This book dispels a variety of myths about Attention Deficit
Disorder: a different perception, Thom Hartmann
ISBN 0717128652, Newleaf
Provides helpful advice on Attention Deficit Disorder.
Women with Attention Deficit
Disorder: embracing disorganization at home and in the
workplace, Sari Solden
ISBN 1887424059, Underwood
This book explains that ADD is an equal-opportunity disorder that
affects just as many women as men.
ISBN 0966036611, Advantage Books
A book that teens with ADHD will want to read. Designed as a
"web-site" that young people can surf. It's user friendly,
on-target book that provides straight talk on high school, drugs,
sex, friends, parents, college and much more from an ADHD
Autism and Asperger's
Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence,
ISBN 1843100983, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt
like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome.
Over the years Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there
are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Adolescence and
the teenage years are a minefield of emotions, transitions and
decisions and when a child has Asperger Syndrome, the result is
often explosive. Luke writes briefly about his younger autistic and
ADHD brothers, providing amusing insights into the antics of his
younger years and
advice for parents, carers and teachers of younger AS
The Curious Incident of the
Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon
ISBN 0099450259, Vintage
A murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and
narrator, is Christopher Boone, who is fifteen and has Asperger's,
a form of autism. He knows a very great deal about maths and very
little about human beings. He loves lists, patterns and the truth.
He hates the colours yellow and brown and being touched. He has
never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he
finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrifying
journey which will turn his whole world upside down.
Depression is the pits, but
I'm getting better: a guide for adolescents, E Jane
ISBN 1557984581, Magination Press
A clear and user-friendly guide that will be helpful to anyone
suffering from depression.
Disability & Chronic
Easy for you to say: Q &
As for teens living with chronic illness or disability,
ISBN 1554070783 , Firefly Books
A straightforward and non-judgemental book of advice for teenagers
with a wide range of illnesses.
under pressure, Jacqueline Wilson
ISBN 0552548324, Corgi
Feeling like she doesn't measure up to her "drop-dead gorgeous"
friends, Ellie tries to take control of her weight, and end ups
battling with bulimia.
Growing Up and Sex
Boy crazy: remembering
adolescence, therapies and dreams, Janet
ISBN 0415190851, Routledge
Illustrated throughout with examples from a study of school and
university students' adolescent memories and dreams, it weaves
together telling vignettes from fiction and film with the author's
own work as a therapist.
Many ways to learn - young people's guide to Learning
Disabilities, Judith Stern and Uzi Ben-Ami
ISBN 0945354746, Magination Press
For 8-14 years. This book is written for children with learning
disabilities. It describes the different kinds of learning
disabilities while reassuring children without overwhelming them.
Gives practical suggestions about how children can reach their
Teen-Esteem: A self-direction
manual for young adults, Pat Palmer and Melissa
ISBN 1886230145, Impact
For teenagers to help them take charge of
A Guide to Learning
Independently, Lorraine Marshall and Frances Rowland
ISBN 0582811708, Longman Publishing Group
Designed to empower the reader to develop the necessary skills to
survive as an informed, independent and versatile student.