Joel P. Sussman, M.D. FAAP
Clinical Director; Palmetto Associates for Scholastic Success (P.A.S.S.)
245 Business Park Boulevard                  Columbia, SC 29203           Phone:  (803) 462-1234


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Dr. Sussman recommends these websites and articles:

Additional A.D.D. Reading Material

Medical News Today's Article on Bipolar Depression

Sensory Processing Disorder Information

US News & World Report Article on Insomnia

How to keep your brain in working order by Dr. David Pelmutter

ADD and Nutrition

Caffeine:  How Much Is Too Much?

Helping Make Cleanup Time Easier For Your Child

CBS News:  Women Suffer In Silence With ADHD, The Signs And Symptoms Of The Disorder In Women Are Different Than Most Think.

From Brain  Benefits of Fish Oil in Treating Psychiatric Disorders

Discover Magazine: Herbal Remedy Doesn’t Help Kids With Attention Deficit Disorder

"The Multitasking Generation" TIME Magazine's Cover Story

Study Skills


Dr. Sussman's Letter to Dear Abby
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USA Today: Livescribe Pulse Digital Pen Mom Wins Fight for Autism Insurance Teens risk health with night texting, talking

ScrippsNews: Incessant teen texting causes health concerns.  OMG: Is texting bad for teens?

NY Times: Marriage and ADD

Los Angeles Time: Technology Addiction

The State:  Technology Addiction

Dr. Sussman recommends these magazines & books:

"Re-set Your Child's Brain" A 4 Week Plan To END MELTDOWNS, Raise Grades & Boost Social Skills.  by reversing the effect of Electronic Screen Time.
by Victoria L. Dunkley, M.D.

David and Goliath by Malcom Gladwell--the premise of the book is that people who seem like underdogs often have advantages over those who seem like they have the upper hand.

Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon -- Examines what being a parent of a child who is different from either of the parents.  The saying, "the apple doesn't fall from far the tree..." is not always true.  

How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD
by Sandra Reif
Moms with ADD by Kathleen Adamek---very useful as Moms with ADD have a difficult time managing high maintenance ADD children.
When Moms and Kids have ADD by Patricia Quinn---ditto above
Understanding Girls with ADHD by Patricia Quinn
Understanding Women with ADHD By Patricia Quinn
Succeeding in the Workplace by Peter Latham, Patricia Quinn and Kathleen Nadeau
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Luov

ADDitude---the magazine. Recommend strongly to subscribe to. Many very useful articles on organization, etc.

Making the System Work for your Child with ADHD by Dr. Peter S. Jensen
Uninsurance by Ellen Kingsley
Doing Battle With Your Insurance Company by Jane Lehto

The Partnership; for Prescription Assistance (

Spark by Dr. John Ratey (For adults to read for themselves and for information for their children)

Spontaneous Happiness by Dr. Andrew Well (For Adults to read for themselves)

Younger Next Year by Lodge & Crowley (For Adults to read for themselves) 

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