General ADHD Resources

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Published: December 16, 2022
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Dr. Russell Barkley

Dr. Barkley is a PhD. and past researcher and professor who is now retired. He is an expert in ADHD and dedicated his career to sharing information and knowledge about ADHD, and has many books, webinars, courses, and articles about ADHD.

For more information, you can access his website along with some of his fact sheets and videos we have included below.

Books on ADHD

Below are a few suggestions on books on ADHD that are recommended by clinicians from our team.

Gabor Maté
Written from the inside by a person who himself has ADD, with the wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds explodes the myth of ADD as a genetically based illness, offering real hope and advice for children and adults who live with this disorder.
"Scattered Minds" (Audiobook)
"Scattered Minds" (Paper book)

Dr. Dale Archer
As someone who not only has ADHD himself but also has never used medication to treat it, Dr. Archer understands the condition from a unique standpoint. Armed with new science and research, he hopes to generate public interest and even debate with his positive message as he guides the millions of people with ADHD worldwide toward a whole new appreciation of their many strengths and full innate potential.
"The ADHD Advantage, What you thought was a diagnosis may be your greatest strength." (Audio book)

Book Lists from ADHD Institutions
Canadian institutions have compiled lists of books for understanding and living with ADHD.

Book Recommendations from "Totally ADD"

Book Recommendations from CADDRA

Book Recommendations from CADDAC

Websites and Articles

Here are some good websites and articles that may be helpful as resources about ADHD.

ADDtitude website
ADDitude offers blog posts, articles, news and webinars with a focus on ADHD from experts in the industry. This Lifestyle modification article on ADDittude has been found to be particularly helpful.

CHADD - Treatment of ADHD in Adults
CHADD offers a variety of general ADHD for adults focused information including fact sheets and an information library.

The Attention Deficit
This website also has some useful non-pharmacological and practical tips around managing ADHD.


A collection of podcasts that Frida's clinicians recommend.

Ologies with Alie Ward podcast

Part 1: Attention-Deficit Neuropsychology (ADHD) with Russell Barkley

Part 2: How to ADHD with Black Girl Lost keys, Jahla Osborne and more

CHADD Podcast
CHADD's podcasts—ADHD 365 and All Things ADHD—address a variety of topics for anyone dealing with ADHD. Listen for interventions, strategies, and tips for parents, teens, adults, educators, and professionals.

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