RESOURCES

Time Management Tools

Watch Minder
The WatchMinder is a simple wristwatch that can easily be programmed to set up discreet vibrating reminders throughout one’s day. Invented by a child psychologist, the WatchMinder was designed to aid children with Attention Deficit Disorder (AD/HD) and others with special needs in staying focused, managing their time, and modifying their thoughts and behaviors.

Time Timer
The intuitive visual countdown helps students of all ages see and understand the passage of time.

Audio Books

Learning Ally
Audiobooks that help children who struggle with reading comprehension excel in school.

Audible.com
Download digital audio books online and listen on your iPhone, Android or mp3 player.

Books

Late Lost and Unprepared - A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children With Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper - Kahn and Laurie Dietzel

Smart But Scattered - The Revolutionary Executive Skills Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential - Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

Executive Function in the Classroom - Practical Strategies for Improving Performance and Enhancing Skills for All Students - Christopher Kaufman

Right Brained Children in a Left Brained World - Unlocking the potential of your ADD child - Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons

Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents - A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention - Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

Colleges that Change Lives - 40 Schools That Will Change The Way You Think About Colleges - Loren Pope

Delivered From Distraction - Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder - Edward M. Hallowell

Organizing From the Inside Out for Teens - The Foolproof System for Organizing Your Room, Your Time, and Your Life - Julie Morgenstern

The Motivation Breakthrough - 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned Out Child - Richard Lavoie

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children -  Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons LICSW

A Mind At A Time - Mel Levine

The Explosive Child - A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children - Ross W. Green

Educational and Remedial Games and Activities
These games and activities target the development of specific skill areas, and are fun to play! The website Cognitive Connections has a comprehensive list that we like. Check it out!

Websites

ADDitude Magazine

Understood.org

Cognitive Connections

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Landmark School

Khan Academy
With a library of over 3,900 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, the Khan Academy website can help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.