adhd

Resources

Understanding Attachment Difficulties

Attachment Disorders

Links:
www.olderchildadoption.com
www.familyattachment.com
www.attach.org
www.attach-china.org
www.infant-parent.com
www.attachmentdisorder.net
adsg.syix.com
www.diannecraft.com
www.pactadopt.org
www.connectionresources.com
www.comeunity.com
www.rainbowkids.com
www.attachmentresources.com

Books:
Adopting The Hurt Child, Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky, (1995).
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents, Deborah D. Gray, (2002).
Becoming a Family, Lark Eshleman, (2003).
Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening love in Deeply Troubled Children, Daniel
Hughes, (2006).
First Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts: Tiddlers & Toddlers, Caroline Archer, (1999).
Fostering Changes: Myth, Meaning and Magic bullets in Attachment Theory. Rick
Delaney, (2006).
Ghosts From The Nursery: Tracing The Roots of Violence, Robin Karr-Morris & Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, (1997).
Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts: Tykes & Teens, Caroline Archer, (2005).
Parenting The Hurt Child, Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky, (2000).
Welcome Home, Christopher Alexander, (2005).

Books – Primarily for Professionals:
A Child’s Journey through Placement, Fahlberg, (1992).
Attachment-focused Family Therapy, Daniel Hughes, (2007).
Creating Capacity for Attachment, Arthur Becker-Weidman, (2005).
Facilitating Developmental Attachment, Daniel A. Hughes, (1997).
Handbook for Treatment of Attachment-Trauma Problems in Children, Beverly James, (1994).
Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma, Deborah Gray, (2007).
Treating Traumatized Children, Beverly James, (1989).

Adoption

Links:
www.childwelfare.gov
www.kinshipcenter.org
www.nacac.org

Books:
See books under “Attachment Disorders”

Children’s books:
How it feels to be Adopted, Jill Krementz, (1982).
Twice Upon-a-Time: Born and Adopted, Eleanora Patterson, (1987).
I Love You, Stinky Face, Lisa McCourt, (1997).
The Kissing Hand, Audrey Penn, (1993).
A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret M. Holmes, (2000).
The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown, (1972).
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst (1972).
The Bean Seed, Judith Bush & Robert Spottswood, (2005).
The Secret Inside your Head to a Happier Life, Deborah Hage,(2006).
So You Want to be a Princess, Deborah Hage, (2001).
So You Want to be a Prince, Deborah Hage, (2001).
I Love You the Purplest, Barbara M. Joosse, (1996).
Little Bunnies Say Goodbye to Birth Mom, Sherri Malloy, (2005).
You are my I Love You, Maryann K. Cusimano, (2001).
The Loveables: in the Kingdom of Self-esteem, Diane Loomans, (1991).
Zachary’s New Home, Blomquist & Blomquist, (2001).
Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born, Jamie Lee Curtis, (1996).
The Mulberry Bird, Brodzinsky, (1996).

Children’s books - International Adoption:
Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale, Karen Katz, (1997),
I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, Rose Lewis, (2000),
We see the Moon, Kitze, (2003).

Post-Institutionalized Adoption

Links:
www.comeunity.com/disability/sensory_integration/adoptionSI.html
www.drfederici.com
www.attach-china.org
www.frua.org
www.med.umn.edu/peds/iac/

Books:
See books under “Attachment Disorders”
Risk and Promise: A Handbook for Parents Adopting a Child from Overseas, Chasnoff,
Schwarz, Pratt & Neuberger, (2006).

Infertility & Adoptions

Link:
www.perspectivespress.com

Understanding the Brain

Links:
www.drdansiegel.com
www.amenclinic.com
www.zerotothree.org/brainwonders
www.developingchild.net

Books:
What’s Going on in There: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of
Life, Lise Eliot, (1999).
Psychological Trauma and the Developing Brain: Neurologically Based Interventions for
Troubled Children, Phyllis Stien & Joshua Kendall, (2004).
The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience, Dan Siegel,
(1999).
The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being, Dan
Siegel, (2007).

Adult Attachment

Links:
www.attachmentdisorder.net/Adult_Attachment_Problems.htm
www.psych.uiuc.edu/~rcfraley/attachment.htm

Books:
Growing Up Again, Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children, Illsley Clarke & Dawson,
(1998).
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-understanding Can Help You Raise
Children Who Thrive, Dan Siegel & Mary Hartzell, (2003).

For Adoptees

Links:
www.adopting.org/adoptions/resources-info-for-adopted-and-fostered-youth.html

Books:
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, Sherrie Eldridge, (1999).
Twenty Life Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Sherrie Eldridge, (2003).

Foster Parent Support

Links:
www.nfpainc.org
www.fosteringfamiliestoday.com

Trauma

Links:
www.trauma-pages.com
www.childtraumaacademy.com
www.childtraumaacademy.org
www.istss.org
www.traumacenter.org

Gay/Lesbian Adoption

Links:
www.aclu.org (enter gay/lesbian adoption in search area)
www.proudparenting.com

Common Problems Co-existing with Attachment Difficulties

Sensory Integration

Links:
www.spdnetwork.org/about/index.html
www.ssepac.org/links/sensory_integration.htm
www.out-of-sync-child.com
www.innovative-therapies.com/sensoryintegration.htm
www.schoolbehavior.com/conditions_sensoryoverview.htm
www.sensoryresources.com

Books:
The Out of Sync Child, Carol Stock Kranowitz, (2005).
The Out of Sync Child Has Fun, Carol Stock Kranowitz, (2003).
Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with
Sensory Integration Issues, Lindsey Biel, & Nancy Peske, (2005).

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders

Links:
www.fascets.org
www.depts.washington.edu/fmffasd
www.ccsa.ca/ccsa/
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas/default.htm
www.acbr.com/fas
www.mofas.org
www.niaaa.nih.gov
www.fascenter.samhsa.gov
www.depts.washington.edu/fadu

Books:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Collection of Information for Parents and
Professionals, 2nd Ed., Diane V. Malbin, (2006).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Trying Differently Rather Than Harder, 2nd Ed. Diane
V. Malbin, (2002).

Auditory Processing Problems

Links:
www.ncapd.org
www.homestead.com/agertner/HOMEPAGE.html
www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/auditory.asp
www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/process_deficit/living_working.html
pages.cthome.net/cbristol/capd.html

Book:
When the Brain Can’t Hear, Bellis, (2002).

Related Diagnoses

Bi-Polar Disorder

Links:
www.johnalstonmd.com/publications.html
www.bpkids.org

Books:
The Bipolar Child, Papolos, Demitri, & Papolos, (1999).

ADHD

Links:
www.chadd.org
www.add.org

Books:
Delivered From Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life with ADHD, Hallowell & Ratey,
(2005).
Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities: Ready to Use Tips, Techniques,
and Checklists for School Success, Greenbaum,& Markel, (2001).
Taking Charge of ADHD, Barkley, (2005).

Treatment for Attachment Trauma Problems

THERAPLAY

Links:
www.theraplay.org
www.theraplace.com

Books:
Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment
Based Play, 2nd Ed., Ann M. Jernberg & Phyllis B. Booth,(1999).

Family Attachment Narrative Therapy

Links:
www.familyattachment.com/pages/healingstories.html

Books:
Parenting With Stories: Creating a Foundation of Attachment for Parenting Your Child,
Melissa Nichols, Denise Lacher, & Joanne May, (2002).
Connecting With Kids Through Stories: Using Narrative to Facilitate Attachment in
Adopted Children, Denise Lacher, Todd Nichols & Joanne May, (2005).
Video:
First Steps for Strengthening Adoptive Families: Tools and Techniques for Meeting the Needs of your Adopted Child, Family Attachment Counseling Center (2006) Found at:
www.familyattachment.com/pages/healingstories.html

Dydadic Developmental Psychotherapy

Links:
danielahughes.homestead.com
www.center4familydevelop.com (see therapy section for a great description)

Books:
Attachment-focused Family Therapy, Daniel Hughes, (2007).
Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening love in Deeply Troubled Children, Daniel
Hughes, (2006).
Creating Capacity for Attachment, Arthur Becker-Weidman, (2005).
Facilitating Developmental Attachment, Daniel A. Hughes, (1997).

EMDR & Children

Links:
www.familyattachment.com/pages/emdr.html
www.childtrauma.com/emdrch.html
www.emdr.com
www.instituteforchildren.org/emdr.asp

Books:
Small Wonders: Healing Childhood Trauma with EMDR, Joan Lovett, MD, (1999).
Through the Eyes of a Child: EMDR With Children, Robert H. Tinker, PhD & Sandra A.
Wilson, PhD. (for professionals) (1999).

Help for Teachers

Links:
www.attachmentdisorder.net/helpforteachers.htm
www.tulsatoday.com/attachment.htm
www.center4familydevelop.com/helpteachrad.htm
www.bgcenter.com/UnchartedWaters.htm
www.schoolbehavior.com

Parenting

Links:
www.explosivechild.com
www.loveandlogic.com

Books:
Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline, Becky Bailey, (2002).
I Love You Rituals, Becky Bailey, (2000).
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Dan Siegel & Mary Hartzell, (2003).
Time-In Parenting, Otto Weininger, (2002).
Unconditional Parenting: Moving From Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason,
Alfie Kohn, (2005).

Marital Enrichment

Links:
www.gettingtheloveyouwant.com
www.gottman.com

Books:
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, John Gottman, (1999).
Getting the Love You Want, Harville, Hendrix, (2005).
The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman, (1995).

 

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