"Kids Grow With Us" 
387 Columbus Ave. Ext. Pittsfield, MA 01201 413-443-9629
Board Certified General & Behavioral Developmental Pediatrician

JULIE BROWN, C-PNP  Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

The following books may be helpful:

  • Making the System Work For Your Child with ADHD, by Peter Jensen, MD, The Guilford Press, 2004
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Russell Barkely, Guildford Press, 2000.
  • ADHD: A Compete and Authoritative Guide, Michael Reiff, MD, Editor in Chief, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004
  • Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child by Robert Brooks, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD. (2004) McGraw Hill:NY
  • Seven Steps to Help Your Child Worry Less by Sam Goldstein, Phd, Kristy Hagar, PhD and Robert Brooks, PhD, Plantation, Fla.:Specialty Press, Inc., 2002, www.addwarehouse.com
  • Helping Your anxious Child: A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents. Rapee, R., Spens, S., Cobham, V., & Wignal, A. (2000). San Francisco: New Harbinger.
  • Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children by John S. Dacey and Lisa B. Fiore, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco (2001), www.josseybass.com
  • The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz, Perigree Publishing, 2006. 



These additional resources/websites may be helpful:

  • Website: www.help4adhd.org A National Resource center on ADHD. Offers comprehensive information on ADHD including strategies for time management and organizational skills
  • Website: www.help4kidswithadhd.org This website provides information and resources about ADHD for families, children, teachers, and clinicians.
  • Website: www.chadd.org This website provides education, advocacy and support for children and adults with ADHD.
  • Federation for Children with Special Needs is a center for parents and parent organization working together on behalf of children with special needs and their families. Website: http://www.fcsn.org/home
  • Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition: The Special Education Survival Guide by Pam Wright and Pete Wright, harbor House Law Press, 2006.
  • The National Institute of Mental Health website: www.nimh.nih.gov probides general information on anxiety and other mental health issues. 
  • www.childanxiety.net

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