A self-described “veteran” parent of a son with ADHD, Penny Williams is the award-winning author of three books on parenting kids with ADHD, Boy Without Instructions, What to Expect When Parenting Children with ADHD, and The Insider’s Guide to ADHD. She is a frequent contributor on parenting a child with ADHD for ADDitude Magazine, Healthline, and other parenting and special needs publications. Look for her 4th book, on high-functioning autism in 2016 — “Hiding in Plain Sight.”


Penny frequently writes articles about general parenting experiences for WNC Parent and the Asheville Citizen-Times and other publications on occasion. Her voice is compassionate and real, with a hint of snark where appropriate.

ADHD & Autism

Penny has been writing about parenting ADHD since 2008, and autism since 2015. She’s a frequent contributor to ADDitude Magazine and other special needs publications. Her two books on the subject are both award-winners and Amazon best-sellers.

Interviews & Media

Penny is available for interviews on parenting a child with ADHD. She has been a media contact for various articles on the subject, including articles on MSN.com and in the Chicago Tribune.

WordPress Design

Penny has designed and implemented numerous WordPress websites for clients in various industries, like real estate, media, and art. She can build your website, too.

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