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Recommended Supplements and Therapies

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. 

Washington State Department of Health Suicide Prevention,

Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

This gives numbers for each county/crisis lines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-8255



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


Official website for the CHADD organization, a support group for parents, children and adults with ADHD

Comprehensive catalog of books and tapes regarding ADHD

Website for Additude magazine for ADHD

NIMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Links to NIMH reports related to ADHD, autism, and mood disorders in children and adolescents.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Information about ADHD and other psychiatric conditions.

Child Development Institute sponsors this website with daily updated articles on ADHD and dyslexia that have appeared in the media.

National ADD Association

Washington state adult ADHD support groups, conferences, etc.

Site for Girls and Women with AD/HD

General ADD information

Dangers of Driving with Untreated ADHD

Depression Scale for Adults

Womans SASI

Neurodiversity Self-Advocacy and Community

ASAN: Autism Self-Advocacy Network

Neurodiversity and Autism Acceptance

Dr. Natasha Lewis Harrington, PsyD,

Square Pegs Adult Autistic Meetup Group

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

Allyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, Bothell, WA

Tavon Center, Issaquah, WA


Autism Resources/Websites Parents 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

University of Washington Autism Center facebook @uwautismcenter

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

Madigan Army Medical Center Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Seattle Children's 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.

Autism Society of Washington


Ryther-Apiring Youth

Dungeons and Dragons Social Skills Building Groups



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

The Autism Society of America

OASIS,Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support

Learning Disabilities:

Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents

Students can find homework solutions on this helpful website.

This University of Washington site is a good resource for computer aid programs for individuals with learning disabilities.

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

Learning Disabilities Association national website

International Dyslexia Association


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


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


Bipolar Significant Other Organization. Information and support for those with close friends or loved ones who have bipolar illness.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Anxiety Disorder Association of America

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation--website for teens or children with bipolar disorder

Companion website to the book, The Bipolar Child, by Papolos

The National Mental Health Association

Tourette Syndrome

Children with Tourette Syndrome: A Parent's Guide

Tracy Haerle (Editor)

Tourette Association Website

Disordered Eating/ Picky Eaters

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

NEDA National Eating Disorders Association

Center for Discovery:

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


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