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Suicidal Thoughts:

*If you are feeling depressed and having suicidal thoughts, or a friend or loved one is at risk, please say something and get the support you need RIGHT NOW.  Thoughts you have when really depressed or sad can be changed…please get to tomorrow and get the support you need.

OK2TALK.org 

Washington State Department of Health Suicide Prevention

https://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/InjuryandViolencePrevention/SuicidePrevention,

Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

This gives numbers for each county/crisis lines

http://suicidehotlines.com/washington.html

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-8255

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ADHD/ADD
Books:

Taking Charge of ADHD, Revised Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

Russell Barkley, MD

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder

Edward Hallowell, MD

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder.

Edward Hallowell, MD

Teenagers with ADD: A Parent’s Guide

Chris A. Zeigler Dender

Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents

Chris A. Zeigler Dender

A Bird’s Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivors

Chris A. Zeigler Dender and Alex Zeigler

Daredevils and Daydreamers: New Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD

Understanding Girls with AD/HD

Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman, and Patricia Quinn

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life

Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau

Understanding Women with AD/HD

Kathleen Nadeau (Editor), Patricia Quinn (Editor)

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood

Edward M.Hallowell and John J. Ratey

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 B. Silver

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace

Sari Solden

A Physician’s Perspective

Theodore D. Mandelkorn, MD

Websites:

Official website for the CHADD organization, a support group for parents, children and adults with ADHD
http://www.chadd.org

Comprehensive catalog of books and tapes regarding ADHD
http://www.addwarehouse.com

Website for Additude magazine for ADHD
http://www.additudemag.com

NIMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Links to NIMH reports related to ADHD, autism, and mood disorders in children and adolescents.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Information about ADHD and other psychiatric conditions.
http://www.aacap.org

Child Development Institute sponsors this website with daily updated articles on ADHD and dyslexia that have appeared in the media.
http://www.cdipage.com

National ADD Association
http://add.org

Washington state adult ADHD support groups, conferences, etc.
http://www.addresources.org/

Site for Girls and Women with AD/HD
http://www.addvance.com
http://www.ncgiadd.org

General ADD information
http://www.totallyadd.com

Dangers of Driving with Untreated ADHD

Depression Scale for Adults
http://www.ids-qids.org/translations/english/QIDS-SREnglish2page.pdf

Womans SASI
http://www.ncgiadd.org/pdf/SASI.pdf

DEVELOPMENTAL HEALTH
Neurodiversity Self-Advocacy and Community

ASAN: Autism Self-Advocacy Network

Neurodiversity and Autism Acceptance

Dr. Natasha Lewis Harrington, PsyD,  

https://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Neurodiversity-Handout-06-19-18.pdf

Square Pegs Adult Autistic Meetup Group

Google with your city: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Etc.

Allyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, Bothell, WA

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/contact/alyssa-burnett-adult-life-center/

Tavon Center, Issaquah, WA

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Autism Resources/Websites Parents

M-CHAT.org is a free, online screening tool for physicians and parents to quickly assess whether a child should receive a more thorough developmental evaluation such as the ADI/ADOS.

SPARK-Simons Powering Autism Resource:

Excellent webinars for parents and providers, SPARKS genetic study

https://sparkforautism.org/

University of Washington Autism Center facebook @uwautismcenter

https://www.facebook.com/uwautismcenter/

University of Washington Autism Center Workshops: Parents/providers/teachers

uwautism@uw.edu

Madigan Army Medical Center Pediatric Specialty Clinic

https://www.mamc.health.mil/clinical/pediatrics/pediatric-specialty-clinic.aspx

Seattle Children’s Autism 200 Series:

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/health-safety/keeping-kids-healthy/development/autism-200-series/

South Sound Autism Partnership: a collaborative between families, providers, and organizations to increase awareness, support, and education about autism in the Puget Sound area.

http://www.southsoundautism.org/

Autism Society of Washington

 

Ryther-Apiring Youth

Dungeons and Dragons Social Skills Building Groups

Locations

Books

Born On a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant (Teen Patient recommended!)

Daniel Tammet

Why Johnny Doesn’t Flap

Clay Morton, Gail Morton, Alex Merry Illustrator

Sesame Street: Celebrate You!  Celebrate Me!  A Seek and Touch Book.

Leslie Kimmelman

Asperger Syndrome

Ami Klin (Editor), Sara S. Sparrow (Editor), and Fred R. Volkmar (Editor)

The Asperger Education Network
http://www.aspennj.org

The Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org

OASIS,Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/

Learning Disabilities:

Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents
http://www.ldonline.com

Students can find homework solutions on this helpful website.
http://www.bigchalk.com

This University of Washington site is a good resource for computer aid programs for individuals with learning disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Technology/atpwld.html

IEP—does your child qualify for an IEP? This site will help you understand the process and determine accommodations that would be helpful.
http://www.iep4u.com/

Learning Disabilities Association national website
http://www.ldanatl.org

International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Parenting:

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

Thomas W. Phelan, PhD

Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child

Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Medication:

Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Revised Edition

Timothy E. Wilens

Mood Disorders:

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

Ross W. Greene, PhD

Lonely, Sad and Angry: A Parent’s Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescents

Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder

Demitri Papolos and Janice Papolos

Websites:

Bipolar Significant Other Organization. Information and support for those with close friends or loved ones who have bipolar illness.
http://www.bpso.org

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org

Anxiety Disorder Association of America
http://www.adaa.org

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation–website for teens or children with bipolar disorder
http://jbrf.org

Companion website to the book, The Bipolar Child, by Papolos
http://www.bipolarchild.com

The National Mental Health Association
http://www.nmha.org

Tourette Syndrome

Children with Tourette Syndrome: A Parent’s Guide

Tracy Haerle (Editor)

Tourette Association Website
http://tourette-syndrome.com

Disordered Eating/ Picky Eaters

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/learn/by-eating-disorder/arfid

NEDA National Eating Disorders Association

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Center for Discovery: www.centerfordiscovery.com

APP: Discovery in Recovery, helps keep track of meals and moods about food

INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

A Parent’s Roadmap to Autism: A Functional Medicine Approach.

Dr. Emily Gutierrez DNP CPNP PMHS IFM-CP, Jana Roso MSN RN CPNP

Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals