Conference Bookstore 2023

Look for these books at the Conference Bookstore in the Discovery Hall. Authors will be signing their titles at the times listed below.

Bookstore hours:

Thursday, November 30, 2023
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, December 1, 2023
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, December 2, 2023
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Authors and Titles

Jesse J. Anderson

Extra Focus: The Quick Start Guide to Adult ADHD

Written by an adult with ADHD for adults with ADHD, this empowering book provides the compassionate understanding and practical strategies you need to stop struggling and start thriving. Jesse J. Anderson draws from his personal journey of being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult to offer encouragement, motivation, and strategies tailored for ADHD brains.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Author Session:

  • ADHD Influencer Panel - Saturday, December 2, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Mark Bertin, MD

How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids

In How Children Thrive, developmental pediatrician and parent Dr. Mark Bertin provides a positive, simple, and empowering approach for raising children of all ages. Bringing together mindfulness, new science on brain development, and the messy reality of being a parent, Dr. Bertin has a created a breakthrough guide that will help children―and their parents―flourish.

Audience: Parents

Mindful Parenting for ADHD: A Guide to Cultivating Calm, Reducing Stress, and Helping Children Thrive (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

In this book, a developmental pediatrician presents a proven-effective program for helping both parents and their child with ADHD stay cool and collected while remaining flexible, resilient, and mindful. Bertin addresses the various symptoms of ADHD using non-technical language and a user-friendly format.

In this book, a developmental pediatrician presents a proven-effective program for helping both parents and their child with ADHD stay cool and collected while remaining flexible, resilient, and mindful. Bertin addresses the various symptoms of ADHD using non-technical language and a user-friendly format.

Audience: Parents

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teen ADHD: Build Executive Functioning Skills, Increase Motivation, and Improve Self-Confidence (The Instant Help Solutions Series)

This unique guide will help teens develop the skills they need to strengthen their executive functioning, foster the self-compassion essential to overcoming self-criticism often caused by ADHD, and gain the confidence and resilience necessary to take control of their ADHD—and their lives.

Audience: Teens

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Morning Meditation - Friday, December 1, 2023, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Resilience and ADHD - Friday, December 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Morning Meditation - Saturday, December 2, 2023, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Alan P Brown

ADD Crusher™ Video I: Ways 1-5

Powerful ADD-crushing strategies that take just 5 minutes to learn and 5 minutes a day to turn into life-changing habits. In Video I you’ll learn:

  • Simple lifestyle changes with immediate results
  • A source of motivation that won’t wear off in a week
  • Techniques to power up your mind by quieting it down
  • How to slow down the clock, stop losing and forgetting things — and escape the overwhelm

Audience: Adults 

Zen and the Art of Productivity: 27 Easy Ways to Have More Time, Earn More Money and Live Happier

"We only have so much time in the day and there are plenty of resources to look into how to best leverage that time. Alan’s book breaks things down to practical actions you can take now, using what you already have at your disposal – the thing between your ears: your brain. Alan offers practical and actionable advice in these pages that will help you process and prioritize better than before." - Mike Vardy, productivity strategist and founder of Productivityist

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 2, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Author Sessions:

  • 25 Small and Easy Things that Get BIG Results - Saturday, December 2, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Jen Cazares

Making the SHiFT® True Stories of How People Affected by Chronic Disorganization Learn to Live a Deserving Life

This book is a guide for professional organizers, mental health professionals, and anyone wishing to better understand the behaviors of people who live with chronic disorganization. Making the SHiFT® combines sage observations from hundreds of client interactions with adaptive organizing techniques. Through case studies and real-time exercises, readers will discover the enormous healing potential of the SHiFT® method.

Audience: Professional Organizers; Mental Health Professionals; Adults

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Dani Donovan

The Anti-Planner: How to Get Sh*t Done When You Don't Feel Like It

The Anti-Planner is an activity book specifically designed to help procrastinators:

  • Try unique, entertaining ways of completing tasks
  • Untangle emotions that make it hard to get sh*t done
  • Smash through productivity roadblocks
  • 300+ full-color pages (with over 100 activities)

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • ADHD Storytelling: Bridging the Gap Between Clinical Knowledge and Lived Experience - Friday, December 1, 2023, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Organizing Your Life Now For The End That Comes Later? - Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alex R. Hey, PCAC

The ADHD Life: ADHD Explained... (Or, That's Why I Do That)

To have ADHD can be an isolating experience, but this book brings understanding and compassion. Learning what ADHD is and is not is an important aspect of managing one's ADHD. Author and ADHD coach Alex R. Hey, PCAC describes life with ADHD in a unique way, and those descriptions are compiled in this book.

Audience: Adults

From Surviving ADHD to Thriving: Mindset Shifts for the ADHDer

In From Surviving ADHD to Thriving: Mindset Shifts for the ADHDer, author and ADHD Coach Alex R. Hey, PCAC describes how to go from merely eking out a life with ADHD to thriving and living one's best life. Taken from his blog posts on and featuring a foreword by coach and social media influencer Ryan Mayer, this book provides a roadmap to a better life. If ADHD is holding you back and you desire a better life, this is the book for you.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: November 30, 2023, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD

Falling through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir

These stories offer the real-deal reality of living with a house full of ADHD, including the ups, downs and chaos of what happened and the consequences of such. The authors, a married couple of 45 years, offer experience, practical insight and what they learned from counselors, research and their own mistakes to assist people coping with children and adults who are affected by ADHD.

Audience: Parents; Adults

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Author Session:

  • Brown Bag Lunch & Learn | Developing and Maintaining Romantic Partnerships: Loving a Man with ADHD - Friday, December 1, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Linda Karanzalis

Misnamed, Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood: Recognizing and Coping with NVLD (Nonverbal Learning Disorder) from Childhood through Adulthood

Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD or NVLD) is a learning disability characterized by poor visual, spatial, and organizational skills. As well as incredible difficulty processing nonverbal cues. The name “Non-Verbal Learning Disorder” suggests that those affected have trouble speaking. However, this is not the case with NVLDers usually having above-average intelligence and firm mastery of complex vocabulary and language. Linda Karanzalis shares her own experience as a child, teen, and adult battling undiagnosed NVLD. This book is a frank account of her struggles with academics, jobs, and relationships that sheds light on and will ring true for everyone affected by NVLD.

Audience: Parents; Adults; Mental Health Professionals

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Caroline Maguire

Why Will No One Play With Me?: The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive

In this groundbreaking book named one of the "Best ADHD Books of All Time" by BookAuthority, Maguire shares her decade-in-the-making protocol—The Play Better Plan—to help parents coach children of any background to connect with others and make friends. With compassion and ease, this program gives parents a tangible, easy-to-follow guide for helping kids develop the executive function and social skills they need to thrive.

Audience: Parents

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Brown Bag Lunch & Learn | Making Friends as an Adult with ADHD - Friday, December 1, 2023 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Help Your Teenager or Young Adult Make Friends - Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Anita Robertson, LCSW

ADHD & Us: A Couple's Guide to Loving and Living with Adult ADHD

ADHD & Us gives couples the tools and strategies they need to connect as well as overcome the unique challenges they face on the road to long-term happiness and satisfaction. Drawing from Anita Robertson’s years of practice counseling couples with ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), this honest and straightforward guide helps couples better understand adult ADHD and how it affects relationships, while also providing the tools necessary for both partners to feel understood and respected.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 2, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Pre-Conference Workshop: Thriving in Connection: The ADHD Relationship Pillars - Thursday, November 30, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • ADHD & the Midlife “Sandwich” - Friday, December 1, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Tamara Rosier, PhD

Your Brain's Not Broken: Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions and Life with ADHD

In Your Brain's Not Broken, Dr. Tamara Rosier explains how ADHD affects every aspect of your life. You'll finally understand why you think, feel, and act the way you do. Dr. Rosier applies her years of coaching others to offer you the critical practical tools that can dramatically improve your life and relationships.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Author Session:

  • The Unexpected Downside of Empathy: Developing well-regulated empathy - Saturday, December 2, 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sharon Saline, PsyD

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life

This is not another book about children with ADHD that simply tells parents what to do and how to discipline.  Instead, this remarkable, intimate, and deeply-researched book focuses on the importance and effectiveness of being an empathetically aware communicator, and how working together creates lasting results. Finally, in one place, she gives parents new insights into the minds and feelings of their children with ADHD–and offers them a new, family-tested roadmap for reducing family stress and improving loving connections.

Audience: Parents

The ADHD Solution Card Deck

This card deck offers effective strategies for reducing stress, building skills and fostering self-esteem. The cards provide adults with a unique window into what kids with ADHD are thinking, common problems they face, and how you can work with them to create lasting solutions.

Audience: Parents

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Intersectionality, ADHD and the Crisis for Adolescent Girls - Thursday, November 30, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Unpacking Social Anxiety: Imposter Syndrome, Perfectionism and RSD - Friday, December 1, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brooke Schnittman, MA, PCC, BCC

Activate Your ADHD Potential: A 12-Step Journey from Chaos to Confidence for Adults With ADHD

In this book and workbook Brooke Schnittman, MA, BCC, PCC uses the strategies from Coaching With Brooke’s signature twelve-step program, 3C Activation© to empower adults with ADHD who are beyond ready to step into a new paradigm of living, find order in the chaos of their ADHD life, and transform themselves so they can be more productive, confident, and thrive. Brooke lays out an organized and thorough plan for adults with ADHD to calm the chaos in their ADHD brain, become more confident, and activate their ADHD potential.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 2, 2023, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Peer Support Group | 2023 State of Women and ADHD Town Hall - Saturday, December 2, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Disruption to Direction: Overcoming ADHD Overwhelm and Underwhelm - Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dr. Ari Tuckman

ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship

This pioneering book explores the impact of ADHD on a couple’s sex life and relationship. It explains how a better sex life will benefit your relationship (and vice versa) and why that’s especially important for couples with one partner with ADHD. Written from the author’s unique perspective as both an expert in ADHD and a certified sex therapist, the book describes the many effects of ADHD on couples’ sex lives and happiness, covering areas such as negotiating sexual differences, performance problems, low desire, porn, making time for sex, infidelity, and more.

Audience: Adults

More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD

This is the only book on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) written in a structure that caters to the tendency for adults with ADHD to jump around. This essential guidebook begins by describing how the ADHD brain processes information and how that leads to typical challenges that people with ADHD experience, as well as why certain strategies are effective and others aren't. This lays the foundation for everything that follows, from getting diagnosed to an overview of the research of how ADHD affects people's lives. A thorough explanation of standard treatment options-including medication, therapy, and coaching-as well as alternative treatments, helps guide adults with ADHD to get the most from their healthcare providers.

Audience: Adults

Book Signing: December 2, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Author Sessions:

  • Persistence Isn’t Futile, Part 1: Strengthen Your Mindset - Friday, December 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • ADHD is All About Time Management - Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Michelle Winters, NBCT

“Wait Class…What Was I Saying?” Teaching With ADHD: Classroom Strategies for ADHD Learners

A book for ADHD learners BY an ADHD learner and teacher. "Wait Class...What Was Saying?" Teaching with ADHD: Classroom Strategies for ADHD Learners was created to help teachers understand ADHD and its impact on students, provide multiple possible classroom strategies for ADHD learners, provide an easy to use tool and resource for classroom teachers, and, hopefully, encourage less frustrating days with ADHD students.

Audience: Educators

Book Signing: December 1, 2023, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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