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Numerous books have been written about ADHD and about ADHD and the college experience. Many offer not only a better understanding of ADHD, but also tips, strategies, and answers to questions about being successful in college and beyond.

Top 5 picks

Sarkis, Stephanie M. Ph.D. 2008. Making the Grade with A+DD—A Student’s Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Zaghi, Arash Ph.D. 2019. ADHD: The College Experience—How to Make It Through College and Reach your Potential by Embracing your Unique Strengths.

Puryear, Douglas A. M.D. 2012. Your Life Can Be Better—Using Strategies for Adult Add/ADHD. Minneapolis, MN: Mill City Press.

Quinn, Patricia O. M.D. 2012. AD/HD and the College Student—The Everything Guide to Your Most Urgent Questions. Washington, DC: Magination Press.

Mooney, J, and Cole, D. 2000. Learning Outside the Lines. New York, NY: Simon & Shuster.

Further reading

Boissiere, P. 2018.Thriving with ADHD—Skills to Strengthen Executive Functioning. Emeryville, CA: Althea Press.

Barkley, Russell A. Ph.D. 2010. Taking Charge of Adult ADHD. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Brown, T. Ph.D. 2014. Smart But Stuck—Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Hallowell, E.M. M.D. and Ratey, J.J. M.D. 2011. Driven to Distraction. New York, NY: Anchor Books.

Maitland, T.E.L. Ph.D. and Quinn, P.O. M.D. 2011. Ready for Take-Off—Preparing Your Teen With ADHD or LD for College. Washington, DC: Magination Press.

Mooney, J. 2019. Normal Sucks—How to Live, Love, and Thrive Outside the Lines. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company.