Stephen Guffanti, M.D.

Stephen Guffanti, M.D.

Who would have thought that the kid who was kicked out of nearly every school—and voted by his family likely to end up in jail—would become an inspiring, hilarious and sought-after convention speaker? (Not to mention a successful medical doctor, author, and happily married husband and homeschool dad.)

Probably just God. No wonder one of Stephen Guffanti MD’s favorite messages is this: "Your child may never be normal—but he can be extraordinary!"

As a medical doctor, author, and homeschooler, Stephen Guffanti, M.D., offers a unique background and tremendous insight, and communicates with warmth and humor. Not only is Stephen a physician, but he’s also dyslexic and ADHD, and from this unusual perspective he brings hope and understanding to families. Born with a passion for education as well as medicine, Dr. Steve has served as the medical director of a clinic specializing in learning disorders and has studied nutrition and its effects on learning.


Dr. Steve’s books include:

Rocket Phonicsrocket phonics

Hands down the best phonics program available today, Rocket Phonics is fast, fun, easy-to-use, over three times as effective, and half the cost of competing programs.

Rocket Phonics is a research-based, scientifically-proven reading program—multi-sensory and game-based—for children ages 4–10 that takes your child from non-reader to 5th grade reading level in two years or less! A recent UCLA study showed students using Rocket Phonics learned nearly 4 months’ reading skill each month they used the program.

Imagine how happy and confident your child will be when he or she is reading with ease, above grade level. And Rocket Phonics is so easy for you to use—no prep-time! Plus, it’s non-consumable. Includes big movement games for preschoolers and active learners, spelling, writing, additional reading selections and much more! The Rocket Phonics kit has a 90-day, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

The Purpose of Passion Purpose of Passion

Your child has a passion that brings him or her joy. Find and feed that joy and watch the extraordinary unfold.

Helpful for parents wanting to encourage their children, The Purpose of Passion is the Guffantis’ newest work on the value of tailoring your children's curriculum to help them follow their passion. Learn about the healing purpose of passion, passion’s pitfalls and its ultimate purpose. Now includes The Purpose of Passion CD.

Does Your Child Really Have ADHD? does your child really have adhd?

This expanded version of Stephen Guffanti M.D.’ s popular workshops gives parents healing, hope, tools and solutions for relationships, school issues and inattentiveness. It also reveals how medication fails families. This is the book about which parents say, “This saved our family.” This book, which includes 2 cds of Dr. Guffanti’s ADHD talks, is a life-changing tool for families. Now also includes free emailed gift booklet, “Hands-on Tips for Hands-on Learners—And More!”


A popular guest on radio talk shows and webinars, Dr. Steve has written many articles in homeschooling publications including The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, Crosswalk, CHAP Magazine, WHO’s News, and more.

Dr. Steve’s passions include creating curriculum to meet the needs of all kids, following God’s plan, and encouraging homeschool families with fresh insights, useful everyday tools, and humor.

He is also the founder of Articles

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    […] speaker at the last curriculum fair I attended, Dr. Stephen Guffanti, of ADHD or Active Child?, pointed out that a visual parent will require a child to look her in […]

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