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We had an eval done for almost-7yo DD and got results back yesterday. They largely confirmed what we already knew, but with the confirmation, we're figuring out the "where from here". The psych had some good suggestions, so we'll get going on those (though some of them not until after we move this summer as getting set up to have to immediately change providers makes no sense).


I think what I could use, though, is some book recommendations for DD. Among the information is an ADHD diagnosis. She is asking what ADHD *is*, what causes it, how her brain works differently, more about what is meant by "coping mechanisms", what meds might do if we decide to go that route, etc. Reading level is a nonissue for her, she can easily understand science information at middle school-ish level, so up to that level would work.

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Two I own, but we haven't read yet: 





I've seen this book recommended, although we haven't used it ourselves. (From the sample chapters, it seemed to have a disability type mindset, which we don't use when talking to my DD. https://www.amazon.com/Survival-Guide-Kids-ADHD-ebook/dp/B00FX1SE0E/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492616504&sr=1-9&keywords=adhd)



I used this with my DD last year, and liked it, it did a good job of talking about what the disorder means, while helping to boost self-esteem: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1933052066/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1


There's some good fiction that discusses coping mechanisms. (I like using stories about kids with ADHD, because I think it makes kids feel less alone. My DD LOVED these stories, because she felt a kinship with these kids.) The Hank Zipzer series, Cory Stories, Mrs. Gorski I have the Wiggle Fidgets, Marvin's Monster Diary...There are actually quite a few of them.


And this might be of special interest because it's about a 2e ADHD girl: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160336546X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=nhm00-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=160336546X&linkId=b908127dbe8f3f74bff528dd37d39cfa

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Thank you! We're headed to the library later, and it looks like they have most of these. And, yeah, she'd especially like  the Free Association book, I'm guessing. Also the Last to Finish one by the same author that Amazon had in the "also viewed".

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